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There is what might be called a cultural assumption in France that whoever is in power will abuse that power unless kept in check, this forms part of the continual tension between government and the citizenry... the muscular action that often accompanies it is part of the negotiating framework, a show of brute strength prior to seeking peaceful resolution. Not for nothing is.

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James Shields

James Shields

James Shields was an American politician and United States Army officer who was born in Altmore, County Tyrone, Ireland.

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