ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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De Gaulle s Throne of Gold

It is symptomatic of the unspoken alienation between France and the United States that the essential differences between the two countries should be expressed in terms of Vietnam. French hostility towards Washington is, really speaking, French irritation over the dominance of the Anglo-Saxon Powers. The irritation is deep-seated, the hostility of long standing. France has never reconciled herself to being relegated to the status of a 'have- been', In recent years all her energies, all her talents have been dedicated to restoring her image as of that of a Great Power.

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