Intervention Mali: Who’s in the Fight

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Although France took the lead in Mali's intervention — with a deployment of 200 troops from Operation Epervier in Chad and a formidable stash of fighter jets and helicopter gunships — it may soon be time to say au revoir to Mali’s most fervent European ally. 

“France has no intention of remaining in Mali,” French foreign minister Laurent Fabius told reporters, hinting at a March 2013 pullout date.

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