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Jun 16, 2004 11:53 am


A FRENCH INTELLECTUAL ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN 1944 AND 2004



The heavy security measures that surrounded the commemoration of the D-Day remind us all that our"family affair" was being celebrated in an environment dominated by the threat of the"absolute other." We were paying tribute to those who sacrificed their life to the cause of freedom while we were protecting ourselves from those who see ultimate value in death, and not life. - Dominique Moisi (senior advisor at IFRI, the French Institute of International Relations.




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