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After 66 years of bilateral ties, U.S.-Pakistani relations are still based on delusions — and Husain Haqqani is on a campaign to correct the diplomatic self-deceptions.
An angry Germany demanded that the U.S. ambassador appear in Berlin on Thursday to address allegations that America's government had tapped into the phone of Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The diplomatic guessing game that comes with every president's second term is sweeping swank salons from Washington to Hollywood, as big-time Obama supporters gossip about who is expected to get the coveted titles of Mister Ambassador or Madam Ambassador.
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Will California prove the "Golden State" for President Obama? Hollywood elite such as Matt Damon are vexed by evolving White House policies on same-sex marriage, the economy and the war in Afghanistan.
He said he has conveyed German anger to Washington, but he added that Germans must understand the "American perspective" for the NSA program aimed at thwarting terrorism.
"There is not a single American over the age of 15 who doesn't have seared in their memory that image of planes going into buildings," he said of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.