Furthermore, it does no good to fight terrorists abroad when you are allowing your own country to be conquered by islam from within.
'Leading From Behind,' Part II: France Strikes in Mali After U.S. Strategy Collapses
France has expanded its assault on Islamists in northern Mali, pounding rebel positions with four days of air strikes and bringing additional troops into the country through the capital, Mali. France did not wait for UN approval, and it tired of what even the New York Times acknowledges was the reluctance of the United States and the international community to do anything about the seizure of half a country by Al Qaeda-linked forces.Call it “leading from behind,” Part II. continued