Embassy Row: Reset upset
“He speaks plainly. He speaks clearly. He doesn’t mince words. He’s not a professional diplomat,” she said.
By Wednesday, Mr. McFaul apologized in an email.
“Maybe I shouldn’t have spoken so colorfully and bluntly,” he said.
DON’T WANT HIM
The United States has no intention of seeking the extradition of the Australian activist who released tens of thousands of classified U.S. documents and caused a diplomatic crisis around the world, the American ambassador in Canberra said Thursday.
Ambassador Jeffrey L. Bleich dismissed conspiracy theories spread by supporters of Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks who lost his fight this week to prevent Britain from extraditing him to Sweden to face sex-abuse charges.
“It’s not something the U.S. cares about,” he told the Australian Broadcasting Corp. “I think it’s one of those narratives that has been made up. There’s nothing to it.”
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