How Can France Design Its Foreign Policy?
Principles, Constraints, Objectives, Achievements
Presidents Reagan, Carstens and Mitterrand, Mrs. Reagan and Carstens, Bonn, June 9, 1982, Dinner for heads of state and government, NATO Council.
picture: Ludwig Wegmann, German Federal Archives
It is often said that the foreign policy of a state, at least a democratic one, is largely based on the heritage of the past and that the decisions of its gover…