France vows a buildup in Mali, seeks Arab aid
Posted: January 16, 2013 at 3:40 a.m.
France carried out new airstrikes overnight against Islamist fighters in central Mali as Paris pledged Tuesday to commit more troops to a potentially protracted campaign against extremists pressing south from a jihadist state they have forged in the desert north of the country.
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