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BWilson

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French military chief quits
Posted on: 7/19/2017 5:04:19 AM

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PARIS -- France's military chief has quit in a dispute with President Emmanuel Macron over budget cuts, a new challenge to Macron's administration and his economic reforms.
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Image: Macron and de Villiers


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Michigan Dave
Muskegon, Michigan, MI, USA
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Re: French military chief quits
Posted on: 7/19/2017 8:39:35 AM
Nice hat!
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Larry Purtell
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Re: French military chief quits
Posted on: 7/19/2017 7:30:10 PM

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Nice hat!
--Michigan Dave


Not keeping up. What's happening with the French military?
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BWilson

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Re: French military chief quits
Posted on: 7/20/2017 1:43:24 AM
Hi Larry,

 Short version is that Macron is cutting defense expenditures in France and his Chief of Staff believes it is the wrong time to do so.

Cheers

BW
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