Friday, April 13

The Fiday Quote

''Every country’s, every nation’s view of itself is illogical; every country’s dealings with other countries exhibits quirks and incomprehensible peculiarities. But it often appears that France is the least logical and most quirky of all the European states in its self-perception and its foreign policy.Some of it is straightforward enough. It is not Britain that has experienced difficulties in finding a role after losing an empire so much as France.
The end of its empire was prolonged and agonizing ................... '' read Dr Helen Szamuely (link >)

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