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French operation in Mali is in many ways the reverse of the 2011 NATO intervention in Libya.
The United States must maintain a robust global and regional architecture in order to deal with geopolitical tremors and disturbances.
Afghanistan could give the French pause about their intervention in Mali.
PARIS (AP) — A foul-smelling cloud of gas escaped from a factory in northern France on Tuesday, making life unpleasant from the outskirts of Paris to Britain's shores and prompting scores of emergency calls.
There is no hard template for when the United S. should intervene in a conflict abroad.
France's intervention was necessary, but the more difficult work of following through by securing the north and bringing enduring stability remains.
A State Department official says achievements in the former terrorist haven should be a model for future action in Africa.
An expert says the French hope to protect Europe's 'backyard.'
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — French troops pressed northward in Mali toward territory occupied by radical Islamists on Wednesday, military officials said, announcing the start of a land assault that will put soldiers in direct combat "within hours."
PARIS (AP) — Armed soldiers are on guard in Paris' subways, train stations and some of the world's most recognizable monuments to head off terror attacks after France's military launched an operation to push back al-Qaida-linked insurgents in Mali.