Oh wait, I mean Iraq.
Meanwhile, Anne Boher, a French journalist, was suspected of espionage for the rebels, arrested and briefly detained.
She'd been liberated this morning, charges were dismissed.
Even though it's a proven fact that she'd been working for Reuters for 3 years.
Gosh! I bet the Ivory Coast judiciary system is in total chaos by now.
However, Mr. Chirac asked the highest French army chiefs of staff to be ready to fight a war in Iraq (don't bother to clink this link, it points to the same article).
Probably just in case he would eventually be OK to fight a war in Iraq. (yep, same deal with that link).
Consequently, according to an unnamed "military expert", the French armies had been requested to take inventory of their capacities.
Now, after 20 years of Socialism, that's easy:
Item #1: one aircraft carrier that don't work.
Item #2: a bunch of planes that can't land on the aircraft carrier that don't work.
Ready to go Sir!