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Originally posted by Jack Martin
The French are so damned unpredictable, man... First they embrace exiles, then they tell them they can't wear all that religious crap... I say nuke 'em.
Originally posted by Skadi_the_Evil_ElfThis subject is about terrorists taking hostages and threatening violence and brutality if another countries dont change a law they dont like.
It is the first time during Iraq's foreign hostage crisis that kidnappers have sought to secure foreign policy change.
France was a fierce opponent of the Iraq war and does not have any troops in the country.
Originally posted by Otts
Jack Martin - Ah, just read down and saw that your "nuke France" thing is being silly. However, re your comment about the French being sissy-pussed and so on...
I would just like to remind people that after 9/11 Jacques Chirac was the first foreigh leader to go to Washington and declare his solidarity with the United States. French international newspaper "Le Monde" titled "We are all Americans" on its front page.
Just remember that when you criticize France, especially when it's struggling to save two of its citizens.
And before anyone calls me a frog-lover... because I'm sure that's coming... I just think that a balanced approach is required. There's been too much of that "Countries that agree with the U.S. good, countries that disagree with the U.S. evil" mentality going around. Just trying to set the record straight.
Originally posted by Thinker
French are idiots for allowing these savages into their country. All they do is rape their women, commit crime, and want to blow something up.
Those journalistics shouldn't be in the land of the savages. You don't allow sheep to walk through an infested wolves valley.
[edit on 29-8-2004 by Thinker]
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
Isn't that what the war on terror is all about? Isn't this why the US is fighting wars in Afghanistan and Iraq? This is the face of the future. Get used to it.
France should just deport all muslims instead of head scarfe. Fix the problem once and for all. In last yeah my hate for muslims has been growing to much. Stuff like this makes me so made. neoplean will be roling in his grave.
August 31, 2004
PRIME Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin will preside over a ministerial crisis meeting today after an ultimatum on two French hostages held in Iraq was extended by 24 hours, a source close to him said.
The meeting, to be held at 11:30am (1830 AEST) at the prime minister's office, was to be attended by Education Minister Francois Fillon, Defence Minister Michele Alliot-Marie, Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin, Communications Minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres and government spokesman Jean-Francois Cope.
The offices of both Barnier and Raffarin refused to comment last night on the latest developments, saying only that they were closely monitoring the situation, which has left France in a state of shock.