It is only a joke but as most jokes is just an exaggerated version of realpolitik
US President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair are in the War Room of the Pentagon over a Middle-east map discussing with the generals the implications of the American attack to Iraq. In this moment French President Jacques Chirac gets into the War Room and the following dialogue takes place:
Chirac: George, what are you talking about, over there?
Bush: We are talking of the coming Anglo-American attack against Iraq.
Chirac: I see but tell me, what collateral damages among civilians will be?
Bush: Roughly, fifteen million Arabs and one web designer.
Chirac: One web designer! Why? (685)