French Mirage F1 CR fighter aircrafts, coming from N'Djamena (Chad), are seen at the 101 military airbase near Bamako on January 14, 2013. France is using air and ground power in a joint offensive with Malian soldiers launched on January 11 against hardline Islamist groups controlling northern Mali. AFP PHOTO /ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)