French President Hollande Visits Mali

French President Francois Hollande has told Malians that terrorism has been repelled and chased out, but not yet conquered.

During a Saturday appearance with Mali’s interim president, Dioncounda Traore, the French leader said France had a duty to intervene and help Malian forces push Islamist militants from their strongholds in the north.

“City after city, village after village, the Malian and French armies, helped by the West African countries, give Mali its integrity and strength …