What A Difference A Week Makes In International Diplomacy

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What A Difference A Week Makes In International Diplomacy (ZeroHedge, Nov 16, 2014):

It is often said that a picture paints a thousand words, so here are 3000 words on the state of international diplomacy.

Last week’s APEC Summit… Putin between China’s Xi and Brunei’s Hassanal Bolkiah with Obama positioned with the wives…

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This week’s G-20 Meeting… Obama front-and-center between China’s Xi and Brazil’s Rousseff (just in front of Britain’s Cameron) with Putin almost out of shot

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Source: BusinessWeek

Note that there is one constant: China is always in the middle.

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And here is an alternative take on the photo, courtesy of @snappedshot

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