Friday, August 22, 2008

Comme les francais disent: Troops out!

In the wake of Monday's clash which saw insurgents kill 10 French soldiers, a poll finds a majority of the French public want their troops pulled from Afghanistan:

55 pc French want out of Afghanistan

PARIS, Aug 23 (AP) - A majority of French people want their troops pulled out of Afghanistan, a poll suggested on Friday, days after an ambush there killed 10 French soldiers.

A survey in Le Parisien daily showed 55 per cent of respondents think France should leave the Nato mission fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, compared to 36 per cent who say they should remain following on Monday’s bloody attack... (link)

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