New French Threat Levels

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  1. Hunter368

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    The French Government has established new internal threat levels. Unlike the US the French only have four such levels. They are, from low to high:


    * RUN
    * HIDE
    * SURRENDER
    * COLLABORATE
     
  2. Matt308

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    Evil. Funny. But evil. :evil4:
     
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    Prepare to be shocked... the new Top Frenchie is getting tough:

    Sarkozy: Toughen Iran sanctions

    PARIS, France (CNN) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday that he will seek tougher U.N. sanctions on Iran for continuing to produce nuclear fuel, but backed away from his foreign minister's warning that Europe should prepare for war.
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    French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said Sunday that European nations "must prepare ourselves for the worst."

    Speaking in a joint interview with French television networks TF1 and France 2, Sarkozy said it is clear that Iran "is trying to equip itself with a nuclear bomb." But he said diplomatic pressure has spurred other countries to give up nuclear weapons programs before.

    "How can we convince them to renounce this project, like the international community convinced Libya and North Korea? By discussion, dialogue and sanctions," he said.

    Sarkozy said he will lobby for tougher sanctions on Iran when he attends the U.N. General Assembly session in New York next week.

    France and fellow European Union members Britain and Germany have led Western powers in negotiations with Tehran over its nuclear program, which Iranian officials insist is aimed at producing civilian electric power. The United States accuses Iran of working toward a nuclear weapon.

    The International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday it has verified that Iran's declared nuclear material has not been diverted from peaceful uses, though inspectors have been unable to reach conclusions about some "important aspects" of Iran's nuclear work.
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    But the U.N. Security Council has demanded that Tehran halt its production of enriched uranium, which can be used to fuel nuclear power plants or, in much higher concentrations, to produce a nuclear explosion. Iran has so far refused that demand, arguing that it has the right to produce nuclear fuel for peaceful purposes under the 1968 Non-Proliferation Treaty.

    French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said Sunday that European nations "must prepare ourselves for the worst" if sanctions fail to stop Iran's nuclear development. Asked what that meant, Kouchner -- co-founder of the the Nobel Prize-winning relief agency Doctors Without Borders -- replied, "That is war, sir."

    Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini condemned Kouchner's comment, saying the "convulsive words" ran counter to "the historical, cultural and civilizational dignity and position of France."

    And Sarkozy said, "I wouldn't have used the word war."

    "It's an extremely difficult situation, but France doesn't want war," he said.

    In an interview taped for CNN's Sunday program, "Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer," Kouchner said his remarks were taken out of context.

    "'The worst is war,' I said, not to favor war, but to fight against war."


    Sarkozy: Toughen Iran sanctions - CNN.com
     
  4. Aussie1001

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    that is sooooo nasty.......:)
     
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    Honestly screw the French...the worst case they declare war...my country and other few in East take the blows...because you know we are more exposed and then the Americans show up and clean everything...they did that stunt once before WW2 so if they want to be tough they can go to Iran and beat the hell out of them if they can think they're up for it.
     
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    I quite like the French, they have a certain arrogance, plus they have nukes...
     
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    The French are full of themselves for no reason...they've always been so arrogant and confident and yet trough the history they had their ass kicked many times...
     
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    Good heavens, they even lost to themselves.

    That is as bad as it can get. :rolleyes:
     
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    Anybody want to buy some used French Army rifles?

    Only dropped once :!:

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    I'm hoping that Sarkozy will stand by his tough words. All mockery aside, France could potentially be a strong ally.
     
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    Correct mkloby. If he can stand by his guns unlike the rest of the French politicians in the past decade or so...
     
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    I certainly would like them to prove it.
     
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    Agree as well. Sarkozy may be an a big improvement over Chirac, but then almost anybody would be. As already stated, he's got to prove it.

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    Then all we have to do is to wait and see if the French really changed...
     
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    I've got a few old French rifles etc too....one owner and never fired.
     
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