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US Prepares to Assist French in Malii
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January 15, 2013 3:29 AM
Pentagon officials say the United States is preparing to offer aid to France as it carries out airstrikes against Islamist militants in northern Mali. The Pentagon has already given French forces intelligence information to help repel the militants’ advance, but it appears to be wary of any further action that might cause further chaos in the region. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.

US Prepares to Assist French in Mali

Published January 14, 2013

Pentagon officials say the United States is preparing to offer aid to France as it carries out airstrikes against Islamist militants in northern Mali. The Pentagon has already given French forces intelligence information to help repel the militants’ advance, but it appears to be wary of any further action that might cause further chaos in the region. VOA Pentagon correspondent Luis Ramirez reports.


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