Wednesday 06 Oct 2021 | 23:16 | SYDNEY
Wednesday 06 Oct 2021 | 23:16 | SYDNEY

Thursday linkage

By

Andrew Carr

@AOCarr

22 September 2011 10:18

Attending any conference abroad, American cabinet officers arrive with the sort of entourage that would have done Darius proud. Hotels are commandeered; cities brought to a halt; innocent bystanders are barged into corners by thick-necked men with bits of plastic hanging out of their ears. It is not a spectacle that wins hearts and minds.