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Marco Vicenzino

Diplomacy in word and deed

By Marco Vicenzino
July 28, 2008

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SENATOR BARACK Obama's overseas trip was largely designed to make him appear presidential domestically and internationally, and overcome skepticism, particularly among independent voters, as to his preparedness in foreign policy. Avoiding rhetorical missteps or policy errors was a key concern, as was providing the diplomatically correct and responsible rhetoric, sufficient enough to distinguish himself from Senator John McCain, but not ... (Full article: 713 words)

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