One rarely ends a battle with the same certainties that on had in the beginning. [What has happened] in Mesopotamia does not escape from this rule. Even if the Navy, like the Air Force, which have an overwhelming superiority [at sea and in the air], adapt their approaches [to warfare in Iraq] without a major [Read more]
The American president continues to consider Iraq a “major strategic victory.” His fellow citizens don’t believe him.
Five years after appearing on television screens to confirm that the United States had started bombing a “regime of outlaws that threatens peace with weapons of mass destruction,” George W. [Read more]
Nicolas Sarkozy received the future Republican candidate to the White House for nearly an hour on Friday. The occasion was for the senator of Arizona to salute the cooperation between the two countries.
For his second meeting in a year with Nicolas Sarkozy, John McCain set himself up as a figure of French American [Read more]
"If the Americans stay or if they go, the stabilization of Mesopotamia will not happen any time soon."
It’s already the debacle of the decade. The war in Iraq entered its sixth year on Wednesday and yet those to blame for this fiasco have not assumed responsibility. George Bush will give a speech at the Pentagon about “war against terrorism,” a theme that should leave a little room for self-criticism. [Read more]
"A hasty withdrawal of American troops would have dramatic consequences for the Middle East."
"Le Figaro's economist poses the following question: Will the United States resolve their banking crises without nationalizing losses?"
The tension of the primaries has risen again for the Democrats, after Hillary Clinton’s success in Texas, Ohio, and Rhode Island. She has had a marginal win after having led more aggressive intervention on the social terrain in the states where the crisis has already hit hard. Nevertheless it is important to note [Read more]
"A courageous Republican outsider on one side and two very good Democratic candidates on the other side, excite the hope that the two calamitous terms of George Bush would be followed by an international renaissance for America"