Tuesday, January 11, 2011

President Obama: France Is Our Biggest Ally (Not England)

Not so close: President Obama shares a joke with David Cameron during a meeting at the US Ambassador's residence in London in 2009

France Is Our Biggest Ally, Declares Obama: President's Blow To Special Relationship With Britain -- The Daily Mail

Barack Obama has declared that France is America’s greatest ally, undermining Britain’s Special Relationship with the U.S.

The President risked offending British troops in Afghanistan by saying that French president Nicolas Sarkozy is a ‘stronger friend’ than David Cameron.

The remarks, during a White House appearance with Mr Sarkozy, will reinforce the widely-held view in British diplomatic circles that Mr Obama has less interest in the Special Relationship than any other recent American leader.

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Update: Barack Obama calls France America's strongest ally. The president gives Britain the boot again -- The Telegraph

My Comment: Yup .... that special relationship with the U.K. is over. But France is our biggest ally?


Mark said...


Mark said...

seriously now.. that´s not even funny anymore.. France? that is a slap in the face of the many UK soldiers who died over the last decade