January 25, 2014

Has France Gone Neoconservative?

Romain Champetier, The European

The Associated Press

France has always sought limited and pragmatic objectives when it decided to intervene. Unlike the U.S. and its extravagant agenda for the Middle East, France pursued delimited and lucid goals in its various missions.

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