Skip to comments.'Old Europe' and getting older
Posted on 05/13/2003 11:23:23 PM PDT by JohnHuang2Edited on 07/12/2004 4:03:14 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
During the diplomatic run-up to the war with Iraq, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld introduced the term "Old Europe" to punctuate the opposition of Germany and France to the use of force in the impending conflict. In retort, French government spokesman Jean-Francois Cope offered: "An 'old' Continent
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