Europe: A New & Obscure Destination

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In an alliance in which partners had become increasingly mindful of one another's sensitivities, in which victories were tactfully not crowed over, and togetherness in itself was regarded as a good thing, Charles de Gaulle last week reminded the world of what one man with a will can do.

Over the past 20 years, on his own people and on their neighbors, Charles de Gaulle has perfected his native talent for handing out rude surprises. Employing the lofty disdain that used to infuriate Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin, De Gaulle succeeded in...

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