"Yes, but are you a Protestant atheist or a Catholic atheist?".- Northern Irish joke
It appears to me that it was just a case of a bruised (albeit still inflated) ego.
The French minister in charge of humanitarian relief called on the UN to "clarify" the American role amid claims the military build up was hampering aid efforts.
Alain Joyandet admitted he had been involved in a scuffle with a US commander in the airport's control tower over the flight plan for a French evacuation flight.
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
Eschew obfuscation, espouse elucidation.
The trend seems to be that we have to go in every few years, dumps millions of dollars to bail them out, only to allow them to run the country into the ground and have to do it all over again.