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French Helped The US Off The Ivory Coast  
User currently offlineMirrodie From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 7459 posts, RR: 60
Posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2371 times:
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For all the moronic anti-french americans, more proof that France is an ally.
A french ship helped out Americans in the midst of the fighting in the Ivory Coast.

BTW, I am a proud AMERICAN, vehemently against the


anti-french rhetoric we have dealt with recently.

Shame on us for not allowing another democracy to their free democratic right to CHOOSE. Choice in democracy is what our principles are founded upon.


THanks to the French for helped us out down there. Many thanks.

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User currently offlineAlessandro From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2352 times:

Well, it´s a more complicated world than most think. But most educated people understand that, France still has an influence in many places on the planet like it or not....

User currently offlineSebolino From France, joined May 2001, 3735 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 23 hours ago) and read 2289 times:

I think the facts were not very important during the last few months , I wonder if they are now ...

Anyway, it will be hard for many Americans to change their minds about France.

User currently offline707cmf From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 21 hours ago) and read 2262 times:

Mirrodie >

you're welcome  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

User currently offlineAloges From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 9285 posts, RR: 38
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 20 hours ago) and read 2241 times:

"Well, it´s a more complicated world than most think. But most educated people understand that..."

I don't think people claiming that those who aren't with them are against them understand it... Sigh, please dump him, Americans!

Walk together, talk together all ye peoples of the earth. Then, and only then, shall ye have peace.
User currently offlineCba From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4532 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 11 hours ago) and read 2190 times:

I also recall an article in the NY times a while back that said that French intelligence sent the FBI warnings about possible terrorist attacks in August, 2001, however the American govt. ignored the warnings, deeming the risk level not high enough. Over the years, even before 9/11, the French have provided us bounds of information about Islamic terrorists. However everyone seems to forget this.

User currently offlineDAVID B. From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3148 posts, RR: 5
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 10 hours ago) and read 2186 times:

or all the moronic anti-french americans...........

LOL  Laugh out loud There are many of those here.

Teenage-know-it-alls should be shot on sight
User currently offlineMandala499 From Indonesia, joined Aug 2001, 7444 posts, RR: 77
Reply 7, posted (12 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2148 times:

If the US have a minister for information like the Iraqis do... (ie. same level of intelligence)... he'd say this... "You're either with us or against us... if you provide us intelligence on our enemies, we can only conclude that you are linked with them and therefore you are against us... regardless of the circumstances..."

Just kidding... Surely Americans deserve a better president and cabinet!


When losing situational awareness, pray Cumulus Granitus isn't nearby !
User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13491 posts, RR: 76
Reply 8, posted (12 years 7 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2095 times:

Then of course there is Liberia, ruled by a gangster, massive human rights abuses, spilling over to other nearby nations, and this an African state with strong US links.
They are crying out for Bush to send the Marines in.
Bet he won't.

User currently offlineCharleslp From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 336 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (12 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2078 times:

Actually, there are plenty of "despotic" regimes that Bush could smash.

User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30262 posts, RR: 57
Reply 10, posted (12 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2078 times:


Is this that former immigrant, that joined the Marine Corps Reserves, Served one enlistment and then migrated back to Africa.

Hardly strong links.

Oh and the US has sent the Marines into Liberia on a couple different occasions to evacuate foreign nationals, not just US citizens, in the past 10 years.

User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13491 posts, RR: 76
Reply 11, posted (12 years 7 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2050 times:

Yes, and the situation is as bad as ever, and they what the USMC back, or anyone really, if you are that desperate you'd hardly be too fussed.
A lot of people seem to think that Liberia does have strong US ties, still, no 'nation building' I suppose, (unless Bush's business cronies can make a pile of $ out of it).

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