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is that when it comes to actual policies when it really matters, France is certainly America's most steadfast ally.

Remember Mitterrand defending the Pershing-20s at the Bundestag. Giving high level intelligence to Reagan from the Soviet defector that fell in his lap.

And people seem to have forgotten that France and Russia had an almost complete breakdown of diplomatic relationships in the late 90s and early 2000s because of France's persistent criticism of the war in Chechnya.

Forgetting the invasion of Iraq and who started it is damn convenient.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Fri Mar 16th, 2007 at 08:34:54 AM EST
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