Saddam Hussein "Gave Preferential Treatment" to France
2:05 PM, Oct 27, 2005 • By DANIEL MCKIVERGAN
In a letter to the Wall Street Journal a short time ago, the French ambassador to the US wrote, "Opposing a military intervention in Iraq at a time when U.N. inspections were working and Iraq was not an imminent threat to peace was a decision my country is proud of, one based on principles and shared by many other nations. The behavior of my country and the French diplomatic approach toward Iraq deserve respect, not insults or innuendoes."
From an Associated Press piece today on the massive oil-for-food scandal: