Photo Gallery: Mali Struggles to Fight Terrorists 10/29/2012
 The European Union wants to help the Malian army recapture the renegade north...
AFP

The European Union wants to help the Malian army recapture the renegade north from terrorists with a military mission. But the French and the Americans have already been operating in the region for years without success. Can EU intervention really make a difference? Here, soldiers stand guard in Bamako after clashes in May.