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Danger Room: This Is the Arsenal Hitting Mali’s Militants

By air and by land, the French military is on the attack in the embattled West African state of Mali. Ten months after the takeover of the country’s north by al-Qaida-affiliated Islamic militants, a sudden assault by rebel forces towards the capital of Bamako on Friday provoked a powerful response by France, Mali’s former colonial ruler.

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