France's French Army Chief of Staff Adm. Edouard Guillaud at the end 

France's French Army Chief of Staff Adm. Edouard Guillaud at the end of their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, for a Small Defense council meeting Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013.  French airstrikes overnight in Mali drove back Islamist rebels from a key city and destroyed a militant command center, the French defense minister said Saturday, as West African nations authorized the immediate deployment of troops to the country. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
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France's French Army Chief of Staff Adm. Edouard Guillaud at the end of their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, for a Small Defense council meeting Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. French airstrikes overnight in Mali drove back Islamist rebels from a key city and destroyed a militant command center, the French defense minister said Saturday, as West African nations authorized the immediate deployment of troops to the country. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)
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