The Washington Times reports that France helped officials in Saddam’s regime escape into Europe by supplying them fake passports. If this is true, and French officials now deny it, it is an act of war. Strong diplomatic and economic repurcussions would surely have to follow.

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  1. John Lemon says:

    But if we declare war on France, where will the French escape to?