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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Kristie Kenney
After belittling former Philippines President Corazon Aquino, the former U.S. ambassador in Manila described her son, the country's current president, as bashful and timid.
Facing outrage from officials in the Philippines, the former U.S. ambassador in Manila mounted a weak defense: "Don't believe all you read."
The United States is worried about China's growing influence in Thailand, as Washington's prestige appears to be fading with America's oldest South Asian ally.
Ambassador Kristie Kenney told the AP the threat was "real and very credible."
She said he was "vague on specific policies [that] he would pursue if he won office."