The man who has Sarkozy's ear

The man who successfully lobbied French President Nicolas Sarkozy to recognize the rebel National Council as the legitimate government of Libya also urged the West to recognize rebel leaders Aslan Maskhadov and Shamil Basayev as the president and prime minister of Chechnya in the 1990s.
And after the brief Georgian-Russian war over South Ossetia in August 2008, he said that of all the “resistance fighters”, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is “the most unfamiliar with war.” All of this makes you wonder if the justifications for the intervention in Libya are based in fact.
The man in question, Bernard-Henri Levy (or BHL as he is known in France), signs his articles simply “French philosopher and writer.” But he is not a poor, struggling philosopher; he is a millionaire who recently g…

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