TITLE

The French flex their muscles

AUTHOR(S)
Howell, Llewellyn D.
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
USA Today Magazine;Jan96, Vol. 124 Issue 2608, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on France's international standing with the North American Treaty Organization and the deployment of troops overseas. France's control over colonial countries; Discussion of the French language.
ACCESSION #
9602051675

 

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