Conor Cruise O'Brien Quote

British diplomats, constantly exposed to American political-ethical rhetoric, find their professional skills tested to the limits by the need to keep a straight face. For illustrations of what I mean, study the photographs of the expressions worn by Mr Douglas Hurd at any international conference involving all the Western allies.


On the Eve of the Millennium: The Future of Democracy Through an Age of Unreason (ed. Simon and Schuster, 1994) - ISBN: 9780028740980

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British diplomats, constantly exposed to American political-ethical rhetoric, find their professional skills tested to the limits by the need to keep ...