France Alone?

From Project Syndicate RSS-Feed Wed Jan 16 2013, 04:50:07

France's military intervention in Mali is the third such French action in just two years, following intervention in Libya and Côte d'Ivoire in 2011. While many believe that France is behaving like a neo-colonial power, a more persuasive explanation of French behavior is Europe's military weakness.

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