Back to the price of France’s support

I am almost certain now that behind the scene negotiations are going on among the US, France, Russia, etc., on how the Iraqi spoils should be divided. Once they agree on who gets to keep what contracts and debt claims, shocking news will break of Saddam’s previously undisclosed and unprecedented mischief; in its wake, the Old Worlders will unexpectedly reconsider their (op)position. The “news” may have started “leaking”: here’s an Independent report.

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