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French Foreign Legion

The Dark Romance And Grim Reality Of Life In The French Foreign Legion

www.vanityfair.com | Posted 01.13.2013 | World

The word "foreign" in the name French Foreign Legion does not refer to faraway battlegrounds. It refers to the Legion itself, which is a branch of the...

An American Foreign Legion

David Isenberg | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Gee, why should have the French have all the fun? By that, I mean the French Foreign legion, the venerable French Army unit, exclusively created for foreign nationals willing to serve in the French Armed Forces, which is an enduring staple of literature, movies, and pop culture.

The Armchair Generals Are Itching...

Claude Salhani | Posted 08.19.2012 | World
Claude Salhani

If foreign troops are to go into Syria, as will most probably be the case at the end of the day, let them be Russian, Indian and Arab forces; and here are the reasons why.

NATO Builds Afghanistan Community Through Radio

AP | ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TORA, Afghanistan — Working underground in an old Soviet bunker, a group of Afghan civilians and French Foreign Legion officers busy themselves ...

French Wildfire Started By 'Imbecilic' Military

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — France's prime minister accused Foreign Legionnaires of "serious professional errors" Thursday for firing tracer bullets blamed for a fi...