Category: History

Danes’ View of French Foreign Legion

In Denmark we have a magazine called “Historie” [in English: “History” or in French: “Histoire”] published by the big danish magazine series “Illustreret Videnskab”. Their website is found here: http://www.iv-historie.dk. What angered me today was receiving their number nine issue…

Well Done, Mr. Sarkozy

One cannot help but be a bit proud of French President Sarkozy for standing firmly upon the principles of democracy. Not shaking the hands of dictator Mugabe is indeed one of the mildest signs of disrespect. In fact, if one…

Others’ Opinions on France

It is today 217 years ago that Edmund Burke wrote his political commentary “Reflections on the Revolution in France” which you can read more about here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reflections_on_the_Revolution_in_France France has since had many people describe this lovely country in more or…