the french

Luis Villa
31 Jan 2003 17:12:13 -0500

On Fri, 2003-01-31 at 17:10, Tom wrote:
> Looks like the French are in retreat again...
> "We advise those French nationals whose presence in Ivory Coast is not
> essential to leave the country"

As fun as that old joke is, the US advised all American nationals to
leave cote d'ivoire in October 2002. :) [I was in nearly-neighboring
Niger at the time.]