France: Encore, Non

In a 20-minute TV speech last week, Charles de Gaulle made his first public address since the historic Jan. 14 press conference at which he barred Britain from Europe. As the baroque paragraphs unfolded, it became plain that France's President had not retreated from the policies that have divided the Western Alliance and halted the integration of Europe in the three months since. His views on key issues:

∙EUROPE. Political integration of Europe would "inevitably end in foreign domination" of the Continent. It would, in any case, be "incompatible with the rights and duties of the French Republic" to surrender...

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