French airstrikes overnight in Mali drove back Islamist rebels from a key city and destroyed a militant command center, the French defense minister said Saturday, as West African nations authorized the immediate deployment of troops to the country.Now that's spot on! If the al Qaeda is allowed to set up a jihad dictatorship in Mali, it could definitely be a danger for Europe as well. That's why the French military is doing the right thing to smash the al Qaeda terrorists operating in northern Mali.
The al-Qaida-linked militants, who have carved out their own territory in the lawless desert region of northern Mali over the past nine months, recently pressed closer to a major base of the Malian army, dramatically raising the stakes in the battle for the vast West African nation.
"The threat is a terrorist state at the doorstep of France and Europe," said French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
FRENCH MILITARY TAKES ON THE JIHADISTS IN MALI
The French army is doing something positive:
Posted by Avi Green at 10:57 AM