Sunday, May 16, 2010

The Liberation of Clotilde Reiss

Clotilde Reiss is free, but Sarkozy is unlikely to gain much from this liberation, unlike that of Florence Aubenas or the Bulgarian nurses. A polemic has  already begun, with the Senegalese president accusing his French counterpart of having botched an earlier opportunity for a release, and suspicions are being voiced that the Iranians may have obtained concessions regarding prisoners held in France, including one whom the American authorities want for questioning on the subject of nuclear weapons.