December 10, 2003

What Part of "No" Didn't They Understand?

The EU was right on steel. But this ain't steel.

The European Union's head office said Wednesday it would examine whether the Pentagon decision to shut Germany, France and other countries that opposed its war in Iraq out of bidding for reconstruction contracts violates World Trade Organization rules.

"We are asking the U.S. to provide us with information so we can see whether or not their commitments with regard to the WTO have been respected," said Arancha Gonzalez, trade spokeswoman at the European Commission.

Posted by Charles Austin at December 10, 2003 10:50 PM