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How the Mali War is Playing in France


The flag-draped coffin of French lieutenant Damien Boiteux of the 4th helicopter special forces regiment, who was killed during the French intervention in Mali, is carried by pallbearers into the courtyard of the Invalides during a national ceremony of homage in Paris January 15, 2013. REUTERS/Jacques Demarthon/Pool (FRANCE - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS)



A survey this week shows a majority of people in France backing President Francois Hollande's decision to intervene in Mali.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Gerry Hadden in Paris about how the conflict is playing there.