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What is the taste of French Wine?

* NATO *

French President Jacques Chirac, who opposed the March 2003 invasion:-

"I do not think that it is NATO's job to intervene in Iraq."
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French_wine soothing the World... 040623
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iJun23204 Imperial_Hubris_by_an_anonymous_CIA

Book by CIA official slams US war on terrorism, Iraq

51 minutes ago
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eliza * NATO *

What Bush said

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1512&e=2&u=/afp/20040626/wl_afp/nato_summit_iraq_040626162711

Sat Jun 26,12:27 PM ET

"NATO has the capability -- and, I believe, the responsibility -- to help the Iraqi people defeat the terrorist threat that's facing their country," 040626
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French_wine
But France, which along with NATO partners Germany and Belgium fiercely opposed last year's US-led war against Saddam Hussein (news - web sites), was unhappy about seeing the alliance "planting its flag in Iraq", French diplomats said. 040626
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United_States_Security_Trap_in_Iraq_for_NATO NATO agrees in principle to train Iraqi forces

Sat Jun 26,12:27 PM ET

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1512&e=2&u=/afp/20040626/wl_afp/nato_summit_iraq_040626162711 040626
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) Chirac Attacks Bush's Support for Turkish EU Bid

Mon Jun 28,12:58 PM ET

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=574&ncid=574&e=3&u=/nm/20040628/wl_nm/france_bush_turkey_dc_4

- French President Jacques Chirac told President Bush to mind his own business Monday after Bush called on the European Union to fix a date for Turkey to start EU entry talks.
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French President Jacques Chirac U.S., France Clash Over Iraq, Afghanistan

Tue Jun 29, 3:21 PM ET

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20040629/ap_on_re_eu/nato_summit_040629175953

"I am completely hostile to the idea of a NATO establishment in Iraq,"

"It would be dangerous, counterproductive and misunderstood by the Iraqis, who after all deserve a little bit of respect."
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6 minutes ago Iraq a "black_hole" for Islamist recruiting: judge

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/afp/20040705/wl_mideast_afp/france_attacks_judge&cid=1514&ncid=1480

PARIS (AFP) - The US-led occupation of Iraq has boosted recruitment to Islamist groups in Europe and is a "black_hole" pulling in militants from across the Middle East, France's top anti-terrorist judge Jean-Louis Bruguiere told AFP in an exclusive interview.
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28 July 2004 * The "Fantasy" of French Wine *

NATO fails to overcome differences on Iraq training:-

"Over 20 allies support this. Two or three were undecided at the beginning of the week, and it was France who is just saying 'no' and by saying 'no' is blocking consensus,"
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pete not as good as ontario (niagra) wine 040729
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916 Iraq: France's stand on war unchanged, minister

http://www.arabicnews.com/ansub/Daily/Day/040916/2004091622.html

Sep 16 2004
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a "Point" France's position against war in Iraq remained unchanged, said French interior minister, Dominique de Villepin 040916
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An "amazing" newslink How Bush Got It Wrong

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/17413
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. Report on the US Intelligence Community's Prewar Intelligence Assessments on Iraq
by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
July 7, 2004, 511 pp., with deletions

1.
No tyrannical father presiding over an intimidated household was ever tiptoed around with greater caution than is the figure of President George_W_Bush (War_president / Commander_in_Chief) in the Senate Intelligence Committee's fat report of its investigation into the scary stories about "Saddam_Hussein"'s weapons of mass destruction cited by the President as all the justification he needed for going to war in Iraq....


"France, Germany, and Russia all resisted the American insistence on war in the Security Council of the United Nations, arguing that UN inspectors should be given additional weeks or months to continue their search for these weapons of mass destruction (WMD)before war could be justified."
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1) "The_Graces_from_Heaven 123"

United_States_weapons_inspector_Iraq_had_no_WMD
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. After a year and a half in Iraq:-

The United_States has found no weapons of mass destruction (WMD) its chief argument for overthrowing the "Saddam_Hussein"'s regime (i.e. US-Led Invasion / Occupation of Iraq since March 2003).
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2) Iraq_war_illegal_says_Annan_'UN_Secretary_General' 040917
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3) The_war_on_Iraq_'far_graver_than_Vietnam' 040917
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. Specifically,

Where_have_the_security_and_stability_in_Iraq_gone
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17 Sep 2004 France, Belgium Won't Agree to NATO Deal

5:03 PM ET
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. NOORDWIJK, Netherlands - France and Belgium, two of the most vocal critics of the U.S. war in Iraq (news - web sites), would not agree Friday to a planned expansion of "NATO"'s military training mission in Iraq,

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20040917/ap_on_re_eu/nato_iraq&cid=518&ncid=1473
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115 Chirac 'snubs' Allawi at EU talks

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/3984647.stm
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French_wine The French president has decided to leave an EU summit just before a meeting with interim Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi. 041105
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16 Nov 2004 Blair ("War_promoter") got nothing for support of US in Iraq, says French president 041116
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http http://www.guardian.co.uk/international/story/0,3604,1352207,00.html 041116
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1117 Chirac Says Iraq War Made World More Dangerous

1 hour, 46 minutes ago
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18 Nov 2004 Clinton: Iraq war alienated US from world
AFP - Thu 1118,11:17 AM ET
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What Clinton said "I did believe that the administration made a mistake going to war when they did, and that's what alienated the world.
And_most_Americans_still_haven't_focused_on this_,"
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eklektic the last time we hung out, we drank wine.

lots of it. and we talk'd about coloring books and Clockwork Orange and our own personal monsters. and you kissed me.

but we dont "like" each other. but we like to drink wine. and kiss.
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1222 Chirac to join welcome party for French journalists at The Guardian (UK).
(Dec 22, 2004)
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* "It's a very beautiful Christmas present, the most beautiful Christmas present you could have," 041223
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3222005 Europe attacks Bush on Schiavo case 050326
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U.S. Bush_and_a_brain_damaged_woman 050326
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The Graces From Heaven The_rule_of_Law prevailed... 050326
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