War in Mali.
What makes France in Mali?
U.S. has pledged to intervene in the war in Mali on one condition-election.
In elections, however, is likely to win the Islamists.
U.S. decides how to behave. "You can understand that we can not directly support the armed forces of Mali before was restored democracy with elections ...", - said the representative of the State Department, Victoria Nuland, in Asked about the U.S. and their plans to help participants in the struggle for the preservation of Mali in the current form.
Washington will send trainers to the region to train troops of West African States.
Pentagon added that U.S. aid includes more mediation and logistics and intelligence support.
Europe now refuses to send troops.
Catherine Ashton confirmed today that this week will hold an extraordinary meeting of EU foreign ministers on the crisis in Mali.
Willingness to assist France expressed by Britain, Germany, Denmark and Belgium, and Canada.
French fighters managed to stop somewhere onslaught of the Islamists to the capital.
"Right now there are involved in the operation 750 of our soldiers, but their numbers will increase," said Hollande.
France wants Libya to correct errors, but maybe make new ones.
The question of the legality of the French intervention in conflict-resolution remains 2085 of the Security Council of the United Nations requires joint forces in Mali and the international military operation will be performed by West African peacekeepers.
France referred to the UN Charter, in which members are entitled to self-defense, including collective in case of attack. Mali has just been attacked and terrorists, and there are several French hostages. So France help partners and state, which has a bilateral military agreement.
However Tuareg became stronger, precisely because in the Libyan conflict, received weapons and France actively participate.
We have not forgotten that one of the versions of both the active role of Paris in the spring of 2011 electoral support for Sarkozy and the alleged secret funding of Muammar Gaddafi.
In Mali, in the near future is expected to be African troops to liberate the northern part of the country, which is under the control of the Islamists.