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Old 2011-12-02, 13:02   Link #14
DonQuigleone
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Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Age: 30
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Originally Posted by don_Durandal View Post
That's just an inaccurate impression. France has been very active over the past 60 years whenever it concerned their past colonial turf (in direct contradiction with the idiotic "lulz surrender monkeeyz" view some people have of it).

Syria just happens to have been part of it.
That's quite true, actually.

France has to be one of the more militaristic european countries. Until the 20th century, a lot of Europes wars essentially boiled down to "France fights everyone else". They quite frequently won.

In the lead up to WW2 France was the most vocal country in opposing Germany's militarisation. It was England and the US that always held back...
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