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Sarkozy Cozies Up to Britain

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Posted on Mar 26, 2008
Nicolas Sarkozy
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in London Wednesday to declare his readiness to send additional troops to Afghanistan. The move, seen by some as an effort to strengthen ties with his chums across the Channel, was well received by British lawmakers who believe an increase of NATO occupation forces would best prevent a Taliban resurgence.


The Guardian:

In a speech to a joint session of both houses of parliament that was greeted by a standing ovation, the French president said “we could not accept the return of the Taliban and al-Qaida to Kabul”.

France has 1,900 troops in Afghanistan, but contributing countries are quarrelling over the troubled Nato mission

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Sarkozy said France had put forward a comprehensive strategy for Afghanistan that had been well received by Nato allies.

“France will therefore propose at the Bucharest summit to strengthen her military presence. We cannot accept the return of the Taliban and al-Qaida in Kabul,” Sarkozy said to applause.

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By QuyTran, March 27, 2008 at 5:37 pm Link to this comment

Beware of the dog !

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By msgmi, March 26, 2008 at 8:39 pm Link to this comment
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Looks like there is an addition to the GW kennel, da French poodle wants to join the Yorkie. With Sarkozy cozing up to GW, no doubt it is making Charles DeGaulle squirm in his musoleum crypt and Jacques Chirac is going back to smoking 2-packs a day again. The wonders of GW’s diplomacy is truly amazing…next month he will meet Vladimir Putin and again look into his soul and tell Vladimir that his new found diplomatic clout has brought the French poodle in from the cold. Vladimir will probably tell GW that Sarkozy brings nothing to the table except his ex-supermodel Italian wife and no additional French troops for the U.S. led coalition.

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By weather, March 26, 2008 at 3:51 pm Link to this comment
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Bingo Mr. Chalmers.

If the shirt is white and the tie is that silvery royal blue, its a Zionist. Mr Sarkozy the faux French rock star, wasn’t elected, he was inserted.

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By Douglas Chalmers, March 26, 2008 at 3:37 pm Link to this comment

Uhh, sleazy Sarko the Neocon IS France’s GWB, zeitgeist. His policies caused their racial riots and then they voted for him out of fear to solve the same issues he created.

But the real issue for the forthcoming Neocon Global Empire is that the USA has been funding the Pakistani military which has in turn been funding the Taleban and Al Qaeda - so that they can keep getting funding from the USA.

The usual solution is absolute denial and the means are to “send additional troops to Afghanistan”. With all of NATO to the rescue, Obama’s intention of expanding the war into rural Pakistan will be able to be made a reality, uhh.

Thus, the military-industrial complexes of all the nations are combining…. for blood and profit in the new 100 years war (or will it be the American 1,000 year REICH???)!!!

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By omop, March 26, 2008 at 2:17 pm Link to this comment

The bigger news in London is that the House of Christie will be auctioning nude photos of the new Ms. Sarkozy in New York in April.

Bidders and buyers from the US will be enjoined by all the resident members of the UN in the bidding process. This according to the principal aide to President Sarkozy in Paris is strictly a private matter.

Meaning that all proceeds from the auction will go directly into Ms. Sarkozy’s bank account and will be used for private activities.

  Regardless of the propriety of such actions befiting “le petit Nicholas” or France for that matter the news is overshadowing the unrest in Tibet and Israeli actions in Gaza in most media around the world. 

  Almost anyone with a hankering could after Christie’s auction claim to have a personal photo of Madame Zarkozy wife of le Prsident de la France.

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By amunaor, March 26, 2008 at 1:54 pm Link to this comment

The French may as well remove their flag. Sarkozy reveals his true colors as colluder, pledging allegiance to Bushco neocon agenda. Since France is obviously a U.S. imperial outpost, as its such, France may as well fly the standard bearing the symbol of the neocon Corporate Empire, not the American flag, but that of Skull & Bones. Furthermore, all of these neocon thugs should be stripped of their American flag lapel pins, for they do not represent the Constitution or the will of its people.

Peace, Best Wishes and Hope

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