France plans to withdraw around 200 special forces from southern Afghanistan at the start of next year following a recent upsurge of violence, the French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche reported on Sunday.Once part of the solution, now again part of the problem. At the very time NATO and the West need to show resolve and push the fight, the Fwench start to fold. Perhaps it was all down hill after Jena.
Nine French troops have died in fighting in Afghanistan and Le Journal du Dimanche said the relatively high death toll had played a part in
the decision to withdraw the forces.
"The decision to withdraw the elite troops was taken at the highest level by the president of the republic and the army chiefs of staff," the report said,They do, however, seem very excited about the chance to take pot shots at Jews, however.
Commanders of the French contingent of the United Nations force in Lebanon have warned that they might have to open fire if Israel Air Force warplanes continue their overflights in Lebanon, Defense Minister Amir Peretz told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Monday.You shoot at the IAF once. Just once. Very bad idea.