New French Military Policy

Nicolas Sarkozy has suddenly developed a new French foreign policy that stresses aggressive military intervention.  The French Armée de l’Air has intervened powerfully in the Libyan civil war and French ground forces are on the ground in the Ivory Coast [see my previous posts on these issues].

Nicole Bacharan, a French political scientist, was interviewed on NPR this weekend about Sarkozy’s new military interventionism.

 

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