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History: In defence of FRANCE

05.22.2010 · Posted in History

“Defeated by the Nazis, but not disgraced – The German victory remains a victory, and the French loss, a loss. But what has happened over the past 70 years, particularly over the past 30, has amounted to a slow and meticulous reappraisal of what actually happened in May-June 1940. Today, current scholarship is in the ...

Barry Farber & France

04.11.2009 · Posted in Columnists

So President Obama stood on the soil of France and apologized for “American arrogance.”  Let see.  Who’s the arrogant one?  America, after doing most of the fighting, bleeding and dying to liberate France from her Nazi conquerors, gallantly lowered its profile to allow General Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle and his rag-tag Free French ...

French Bashing Spike Expected in Canada

03.25.2009 · Posted in Editorials

Following France’s decision to ahead with a formal claim to the continental shelf off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, the Canadian government has renewed its opposition to any new territorial claims for the islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon (SPM). We at Miquelon.org expect a spike in Anti-French and Anti-SPM sentiment in the Canadian media and ...