Dakar Rally to Proceed Through Mauritania Despite Al Qaeda Threat

It looks like organizers of the famed Dakar Rally will still race through the African state of Mauritania from January 11th-19th despite security fears prompted by recent attacks linked to Al-Qaeda. This decision's thanks to Mauritania's announcement it plans to mobilize 2,000 extra soldiers and 2,000 extra… » 12/31/07 8:30am 12/31/07 8:30am