French STEREOLAB singer LAETITIA SADIER has scoffed at suggestions her
country's President JACQUES CHIRAC is a peacemaker - despite his resistance to
the war in Iraq.
Chirac had evoked the ire of Britain and America by leading protests in
the UNITED NATIONS (UN) against their plans to attack Iraq earlier this year
(03) - but politically savvy Sadier believes her nation's leader is still
immersed in the
She exclaims, "He's not a pacifist. It's good to be non-aligned with the
US, and Europe is a great project, but the guy makes weapons! He's ready for
"Now he's saying let's put UN control in Iraq and share the cake. I don't
think he cares for the Iraqis.
"They are trying to import democracy into Iraq like COCA-COLA or
camembert. It is very strange."