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French Soldiers Killed Afghanistan

Dancing With the Taliban

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

In a tightening presidential contest, will President Sarkozy be forced to also pledge to bring French troops home this year to blunt his opponent's growing appeal?

Death of Four French Soldiers: Sarkozy Revives a Neglected Debate

Marie Kostrz | Posted 03.21.2012 | World
Marie Kostrz

It is tragic that it takes the death of four more soldiers for the French public to engage in a real debate about Afghanistan. But the opportunist statements of a president seeking reelection are likely to rebound on him.