France needs more than force in Mali

From Global Public Square Wed Jan 16 2013, 20:11:38

By Stephanie Pezard and Michael Shurkin, Special to CNN Editor's note: Stephanie Pezard and Michael Shurkin are political scientists at the RAND Corporation. The views expressed are the authors' own. France's unilateral ground and air offensive in Mali came not a moment too soon.  The Islamists who had seized control of the north launched a [...]

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