A French soldier mans a machine gun as French troops pass through San in central Mali en route to Sevare, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Harouna Traore)

Photo by: Harouna Traore

A French soldier mans a machine gun as French troops pass through San in central Mali en route to Sevare, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Harouna Traore)