Mali:Total Reconquest

From Hamish In Auckland Mon Jan 21 2013, 04:14:00

The BBC reports

Mali conflict: France aiming for 'total reconquest'

France's military aim in Mali is its "total reconquest", French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said.

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