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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    That's not at all necessary.

    You asked a question. Asking a question doesnt necessitate that you like the answers.
    Wtf, im not even RECIEVING an answer what are you talking about? What answer have you given me in this thread that i dont like
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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Quote Originally Posted by GottaHurt View Post
    It means more French weapons will be surrendered to the enemy, and used against American & British troops.
    Old jokes about French surrender aside, NATO has wanted France back in ever since they left. There is no obligation for NATO to accept France but let's see what happens.

    If the NATO countries think the French are rubbish then they won't be allowed back in will they? We Brits have fought the French for longer than we fought almost anyone else, some of our most famous warrior kings - Richard Lionheart for example were born and buried in France and had English and French blood running through their veins.

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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Well if you read the article the "clone of Great Britain" comment is coming from the fringe political groups/personalities...adn in this case probably only the Socialist mentioned.


    Anyway..

    While in 1966 France withdrew from Nato's decision-making core, its nuclear weapons structure and planning committee, it never left the alliance itself.

    Indeed, it has been one of the most active members, supplying troops under allied command in Bosnia, Kosovo and in Afghanistan, where it has suffered significant losses.
    In effect little changes but the degree of French influence in NATO actions.



    "Significant Casualties"...I take issue with that line.

    Article from August 2008 referring the casualty levels of the Allies in Afghanistan. Troops levels ..roughly where they are etc..

    BBC NEWS | South Asia | Afghan ambush kills French troops

    At that time France had lost 24 KIA..
    UK 116
    Canada 90
    USA 574

    I'll be blunt..add every casualty level mentioned in that article(total-934) and "significant" is not a word to be applied.War started October 7, 2001 it is now March 11, 2009...

    "Light Casualties" is what should be used.."Very Light" in actuality.


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    Anyway like usual they don't mention the Afghans fighting with the Allies. Nothing new in that ..Easier to betray people you ignore.

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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    It means that NATO will be that much weaker and less effective.
    NATO will start losing wars.
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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Basically the number of useless European allies just increased by one.
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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Actually that's not very nice. I mean I've heard they have a contingent of soldiers in Iraq, standing by in case we need to surrender.
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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Actually that's not very nice. I mean I've heard they have a contingent of soldiers in Iraq, standing by in case we need to surrender.
    Another pointless dumb arse post out of an Americans mouth, but that aside,

    Good one
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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Quote Originally Posted by kaya'08 View Post
    BBC NEWS | Europe | France ends four-decade Nato rift



    What does that mean? As in, it will be dragged into the US wars like GB?
    It means we now have a full fledged surrender monkey as a member.

    No, they won't join in battle.
    Why?
    Look at the disgusting behavior of the Kanuckistani's on the Iraq issue.

    The French have an educational role in NATO.
    How to surrender without a fight.
    They will teach this along with US Democrats who are responsible for teaching:

    The War Vote: How to bait and switch for political gain in three easy steps.
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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Quote Originally Posted by kaya'08 View Post
    BBC NEWS | Europe | France ends four-decade Nato rift



    What does that mean? As in, it will be dragged into the US wars like GB?
    Are you saying that GB sent troops to support military action against the will of their government?
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    Re: France returns to NATO

    Quote Originally Posted by Moon View Post
    Are you saying that GB sent troops to support military action against the will of their government?
    No, against the will of the people. Our government is too far up your arses to see clearly, and your heads are in the clouds, so your not seeing clearly either. So its a potentially dangerous situation, apart from the pro US everything government of ours, nobody wanted to know about iraq.
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