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4 July 2015   PARIS – As the squalid drama of Greece’s bankruptcy unfolds, many alarmists claim the European Union is about to disintegrate. British and Americans are cheering the ills of the EU.  On top of all this, it’s a blazing 39.8 C here in the City of Light. [...]

20 JUNE 2015 PARIS – Mon dieu!  France is in the gravest  peril. France has always been the mother of gastronomy with a noble tradition stretching back to the Middle Ages.   The names of great chefs like Escoffier, Careme and Prunier  are shining stars in the firmament of grand cuisine. [...]

  June 13, 2015 METZ,  FRANCE -  The dramatic seaborne rescue of 328,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk in June, 1940 is well known.  But the tragic effort of almost 300,000 French troops to  break out of encirclement in eastern France  along the Maginot Line is almost totally unknown. On 10 May, [...]