British military personnel gathered next to a French army truck inside a British C17 transport plane at an army base in Evreux, 90 kms (56 miles) north of Paris, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.

 

              British military personnel gathered next to a French army truck inside a British C17 transport plane at an army base in Evreux, 90 kms (56 miles) north of Paris, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.
British military personnel gathered next to a French army truck inside a British C17 transport plane at an army base in Evreux, 90 kms (56 miles) north of Paris, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Britain over the weekend authorized sending two C-17 transport planes to help France bring more troops to Mali. The United States is sending drones, as well as communications and logistical support. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)