Americans and the French have been known to joke about one another, but their nations have been friends for centuries. Why are the U.S. and France such close allies?
France to Veto Resolution on Iraq War, Chirac Says
“In a dramatic break with the United States, President Jacques Chirac said tonight that France would veto a United Nations resolution threatening war against Iraq.”
Global Public Opinion in the Bush Years (2001-2008)
“President George W. Bush’s popularity in the United States has sunk to the level of Richard Nixon’s just before he resigned from office. The president’s standing abroad is still worse.”
America’s Global Image
“America’s overall image around the world remains largely positive.”
Obama Says U.S. Will Stand With France Against ISIS
President Obama said that the United States will stand with France to destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria after the Paris attacks.
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