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巴黎—法国对马里的军事干预进展迅速,最近,廷巴克图的攻克算得上击溃控制马里北部的伊斯兰叛军的里程碑。从更大的层面上讲,法国军事干预的显而易见的成功凸显了三大要点。

首先,它确认了法国仍有作为欧洲原动力的能力。法国拥有大规模可快速部署的军事力量,这已在2011年的利比亚展示过了。此外,其军力与其世界观相联系,而不仅仅为了捍卫其经济利益。

在马里,法国并没有要求资源、出口民主或是扩张它已不再信任的“法语区”。法国寻求的是让一个有可能被并不一定由马里人领导的暴力势力主宰的实现稳定,而这可能影响整个撒哈拉以南非洲,并威胁欧洲。

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