May 12, 2016

The British Forgot Their Manners And Diplomacy 101

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was gracious enough to say he wouldn’t demand “any apology from anybody” even though it would be justified, especially after UK Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera calling Nigeria “fantastically corrupt.” He wasn’t the only British leader that should have been more aware of the cameras in the periphery. In a rare moment of candor, the otherwise stoic Queen Elizabeth was caught on camera saying Chinese officials were “very rude” during President Xi Jinping’s first state visit to the United Kingdom last year. While the gossip isn’t going to burn any bridges, it also won’t help Cameron’s already dismal diplomatic relations. 

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