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I wonder if someone could make a similar map (I like the non-Mercator map better, by the way) showing the distribution of, say, French troops using the same thresholds.

Only to avoid accusations of America Bashing, of course!

by asdf on Thu Sep 17th, 2009 at 09:52:00 AM EST
Well, Africa would look a lot different.
by the stormy present (stormypresent aaaaaaat gmail etc) on Thu Sep 17th, 2009 at 10:21:24 AM EST
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Well, there is this:

and this:

To which you must add the French overseas territories:

"Dieu se rit des hommes qui se plaignent des conséquences alors qu'ils en chérissent les causes" Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

by Melanchthon on Thu Sep 17th, 2009 at 10:32:58 AM EST
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