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The New York Times reported this past weekend on the increase in French books and articles critical of American policy and culture. Many observers say a anti-Americanism is on the rise across the countries of the European Union. A panel talks about what Europeans dislike about the U.S. and what effect, if any, this has on American international leadership and the U.S. economy.
- Gebhard Schweigler professor of international relations at the National War College
- Martin Kettle The Guardian of London
- Robert Hunter senior advisor with the RAND Corporation and former U.S. Ambassador to NATO
- Jacqueline Grapin president, European Institute in Washington
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