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I Pay My Debt for Lafayette

July 2004

French-American relations have been strained for more than a year, given that the government in Paris flatly opposed the U. S. incursion into Iraq. This essay provides a broader historical perspective on relations that go back more than two centuries.—Ed. … Continued

Ellsworth Bunker

January 2004

Amb. Schaffer presents below a balanced appreciation of one of the most distinguished senior American diplomats ever. This article, drawn from the author’s book of the same title published in 2003, takes a generally admiring approach, but also points up … Continued