France: Mali Campaign Over Within 'Weeks'

But Islamist militants seized another town today

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 14, 2013 7:46 AM CST | Updated Jan 14, 2013 7:58 AM CST

(Newser) – France's foreign minister is optimistic about the campaign it started in Mali Friday, saying it will be over within "weeks." He rejected a comparison to the Afghanistan war, adding, "we have no intention of staying forever," the BBC reports. The...   Read full story »

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