Wednesday, November 17, 2004


French Reciprocity

Jacques Chirac opens his kimono and it ain't pretty:

LONDON (Reuters) - French President Jacques Chirac said in a newspaper interview on Tuesday that Britain has gained nothing from its support for the United States-led invasion of Iraq.

Chirac said he had urged Britain before the invasion to press President Bush to revive the Middle East peace process in return for London’s support.

“Well, Britain gave its support but I did not see much in return,” Chirac was quoted as saying in the Times. “I am not sure that it is in the nature of our American friends at the moment to return favors systematically.” ...
Not like Jacques' old friend, Saddam "Oil For Food" Hussein. Now there was a guy who knew how to systematically return a favor....