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Category Archives: Diplomacy

A View from the Philippines

(This interview was conducted online with Jose Abeto Zaide, a former Philippine diplomat who during a career of more than forty years served as ambassador to Austria, Germany and France. Since retirement, he cheers from the bleachers writing a column in the Manila Bulletin.) George Thomas Clark – I checked my files and note that […]

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Trump Counters British Ambassador

Shaking several papers in his hand, President Trump shouts, “What the hell are these?” “They’re quotes just leaked from private diplomatic memos by the British ambassador,” says adviser Kellyanne Conway. “Who’s that?” “Kim Darroch.” “Man or woman?” “Ambassador Darroch is a man, President Trump. And he gives great parties.” “Tell the secret service to get […]

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