TITLE

FRANCE'S LAST NATO HURDLE

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/16/2009, Vol. 170 Issue 11, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the plans of France to reintegrate into the full North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) high command. Full reintegration, which would culminate in a 15-year rapprochement with the Atlantic alliance begun by earlier governments, was announced by President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2008. On March 11, 2009, Sarkozy defended the decision to return to NATO saying it would permit France to work more effectively with its allies, exert more influence over alliance defense policy and further European defense integration.
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37569219

 

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