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We need to teach our young people that most foreign countries practice a form of Napoleonic law. You are guilty until proven innocent.

In other words, don't behave badly when abroad.

Napoleon told his foreign minister Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, known as Talleyrand, that diplomacy only works when there is an iron fist behind it.


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