EXERCISE: Connectors

Choose the right connectors.

Mr Blair was talking about his proposals for after the elections, Bush's officials were meeting British experts to tell them about NMD, missile defence. The coincidence was striking. How can you talk about something that could touch all our lives you are trying to be re-elected? What is it all about?

the Americans, the world has changed and its security can no longer depend on nuclear missiles aimed at Russia. If the world has changed, it is mainly because the enemy may have changed too. , a CIA official has tried to convince world officials that North Korea, would be the potential enemy of the next century. , Saddam Hussein, and his Iraqi missiles are closer to Europe, Irak can be included in the list too.

The visit was the latest of the attempts by Washington to have its NMD programme accepted. France's reaction was positive. Jacques Chirac agreed that there could be a threat, he does not think NMD is the best way to deal with it. China and Russia, , reacted coolly, claiming that the project would undermine their position in Asia.

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Analyse : Jean Schumacher   Réalisation informatique : Boris Maroutaeff
Dernière mise à jour : 11/02/2002