US Diplomats in the EU Manipulating the Political Dwarves of Europe

European Union politicians like to see themselves as having global reach. But the US would beg to differ, according to American diplomatic cables from European capitals. Competition between Merkel, Sarkozy and others means it is easy for Washington to play EU leaders off against each other.
Everyone in Europe, it would seem, wants to be friends with US President Barack Obama.

Everyone in Europe, it would seem, wants to be friends with US President Barack Obama.

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