12 November 2001The offhand comments of Western leaders could end up backfiring if caution isn’t employed. Western leaders often deride their Eastern colleagues for their unguarded, undiplomatic statements. Czech Prime Minister Milos Zeman, for one, is so famed for his off-the-cuff remarks that hardly anyone was surprised when he prematurely disclosed–apparently to the chagrin of […]

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