Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Unexpected visits 

Reuters, November 11:
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice vowed America would stay the course in Iraq as she made an unannounced visit on Friday to try to reduce sectarian tensions just five weeks before elections....

Reuters, November 15:
French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin made an unexpected visit to a Paris suburb on Tuesday, hours before parliament was to approve emergency powers to quell unrest in tough neighbourhoods....


Via the always interesting Expat Yank. And while you're over there, don't miss his global survey of anger (are the really angry at Ireland?).


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