France to slash military's size

Many within the military believe reductions, which includes cutting thousands of posts, will leave France weakened.

Last Modified: 11 Oct 2013 00:06
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The French defence minister has met his country's troops to explain why he is cutting thousands of posts from their ranks.

Many within the military believe the reductions will leave the armed forces badly weakened, and France unable to project her power abroad.

Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from Colmar, France.


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