French Go It Alone in Northern Mali

Sources say the Malian general staff were not aware of the French plan to enter the northern town of Kidal, one of the Islamist rebels' last remaining strongholds.

  • Mali:  French Go It Alone in North

    Radio France Internationale, 30 January 2013

    French troops have arrived in the northern Mali town of Kidal, driving Islamist rebels into the mountains. But the Malian general staff was not aware of the French plan, sources ... read more »

A French military transport plane. (file photo)