One Reason To Still Love The French

Many in the U.S. administration deplored France's intransigence over the war on Iraq. But they have little to complain about when it comes to the war on terrorism. French authorities tell TIME that the June 2 arrest near Paris of Christian Ganczarski, 36, a German alQaeda sympathizer who allegedly traveled often to terrorist-training camps in Afghanistan, was carried out by French intelligence services working closely with their U.S. counterparts.

Ganczarski left Germany last November and surfaced in late April in Saudi Arabia, where authorities decided to expel him. But U.S. officials, French sources say, persuaded the Saudis to send him...

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