US Economic Measures Viewed from France
de Warren, Reginald
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de Warren was born in Sedan, France, June 30,1910. He has a Law Degree at the University of Paris and is a Graduate of the "Ecole de Hautes Etudes Commerciales" and of the Saumur Cavalry School. He served in the French Army as Cavalry Officer, successivly in France, Tunsisia, Morocco and Algeria. de Warren also has served diplomatic posts in Bulgaria, Rhodesia, England and Greece, and was the holder of the Legion d'Honneur.SUMMARY de Warren offered an insight into official French thinking about U.S.-French interaction, especially in the realm of economy and trade. He took a Frenchman's pleasure at poking gentle fun at stereotypical U.S. behaviors and his comments on President Nixon were edged in irony. "Nixon is a good tactician; Europeans are good strategists." He predicts that an integrated European defense cooperative program, with inclusion of the UK, will gradually push out the U.S., folding the U.S. nuclear umbrella over Europe, freeing Europe to pursue an independent future, perhaps imitating Switzerland, since cultures differ too much to form a true federation.