This photo provided Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, by the ECPAD shows a soldier guarding a British Royal Airforce C17 at Bamako airport, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. West African leaders headed to

 

              This photo provided Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, by the ECPAD shows a soldier guarding a British Royal Airforce C17 at Bamako airport, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. West African leaders headed to
This photo provided Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, by the ECPAD shows a soldier guarding a British Royal Airforce C17 at Bamako airport, Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. West African leaders headed to a special Mali summit in Ivory Coast on Saturday to discuss how to step up their role as the French-led military intervention to oust Islamic extremists from power entered its second week. (AP Photo/Jeremy Lempin, ECPAD)