“If suburbs riot, we are not capable to face them, we don’t have the means to, we don’t have the men”, the chief of army said to Macron, according to Phillippe de Villiers. …
Phillippe de Villier’s brother is Pierre de Villiers, and from 2014 to 2017 he was Chief of the General Staff headquarters of the Armies (or to put it simply, he was in charge of the French army).
Like 1780 perhaps?
hat-tip Stephen Neil