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Posted on 05/25/2012 12:36:54 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- French President Francois Hollande for the first time provided details of his plan to pull France's combat troops out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, saying Friday he would leave around 1,400 soldiers behind to help with training and logistics.
The new French leader, making good on one of the major foreign-policy promises of his campaign, confirmed in a one-day visit to Afghanistan that all of France's 2,000 combat troops would be brought home by the end of this year - putting France on a fast-track exit timetable that sparked consternation among some allies at a NATO summit in Chicago early this week.
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Let the jokes begin.
How many white flags does it take for the French to surrender?
I heard they will be selling their rifles cheap they were never fired but dropped plenty.
After the great victory/s over Lybia, France starts a new losing streak.
Q: Whats the new French flag look like?
A: A white cross emblazoned on a white background
Wasn’t Obama supposed to remove US troops by some deadline that he kept demanding during the last campaign?
Q: Why did the Post Office have to recall its series of stamps depicting famous Frenchmen?
A: People were confused about which side to spit on.
I miss Nicolas Sarkozy. Hell, I miss Carla even more.
Q: What do you call a French man killed defending his country?
A: I don’t know either, its never happened!
Damn I love this thread ROFL
Q: How can you identify a French Infantryman?
A: Sunburned armpits.
“I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me.” ~ General George S. Patton
Last Frenchie out, bring the white flag
Little note on your tag (which I like btw)...
The original quote you are trying to utilize reads "All your base are belong to us." You forgot the "are" in your tag...;-)
Q: Why don’t they have fireworks at Euro Disney?
A: Because every time they shoot them off, the French try to surrender.
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