France's Return to NATO Sarkozy Breaks with De Gaulle and Tradition

France wants to give up its special role after 43 years and reintegrate into all structures of NATO. The decision by President Nicolas Sarkozy represents a break from his predecessors, but it has drawn heavy criticism across partisan lines in Paris.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy: "In the interest of France and Europe".

French President Nicolas Sarkozy: "In the interest of France and Europe".

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