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Exchanges reveal an ugly American abroad out to bring down conservatives
Topic - Noel Clay
North Korea on Tuesday threatened to destroy South Korea and hinted at "stronger steps" after its third nuclear test last week, prompting a stern response from the Obama administration and European nations.
The U.S. Department of State has bought more than $70,000 worth of books authored by President Obama, sending out copies as Christmas gratuities and stocking "key libraries" around the world with "Dreams From My Father" more than a decade after its release.
The Obama administration slammed a decision by Burma’s ruling junta to hold the country’s first elections in two decades on Nov. 7, saying the vote will lack credibility.
Months after President Obama urged federal agencies last year to cut wasteful spending, the U.S. Department of State paid $3,814 to fill an order of Jack Daniel's whiskey for gratuities at one of its many overseas embassies. The booze buy wasn't unusual.
"The United States has reiterated concern that the transfer of new reactors at Chasma appears to extend beyond cooperation that was 'grandfathered' when China was approved for membership in the NSG," said Noel Clay, a State Department spokesman.
Mr. Clay said if not covered by the grandfather clause, "such cooperation would require a specific exception approved by consensus of the NSG, as was done for India" after the civilian nuclear agreement struck by the George W. Bush administration.