Atmospherics at the Quai d'Orsay, and a brief snippet from an interview with French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner about the demise of anti-Americanism. For a fuller version of the video interview segments in English, as well as print excerpts from my hour-long conversation with Kouchner, translated from the French, see:
All the Problems of the World
After his recent visit to Baghdad, French Foreign Minister warns the world that Iraq is a problem everyone must take responsibility for. And he reaffirms France's friendship with the United States.
Columnist Raghida Dergham had an intelligent analysis of Kouchner's intiative, by the way, in a recent issue of Al-Hayat:
President Sarkozy makes his first major speech about foreign policy (in French).