Pivotal Power

December 21, 2009
The consequences and comedy of Copenhagen

Not only was the final result of the Copenhagen conference potentially groundbreaking, because it led to a deal with the largest emitters, the hours leading up to it played out like a slapstick comedy. Is this what diplomacy in our more multipolar world is going to look like?  At least we will be entertained!

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COPENHAGEN comedy is not all to funny if your America tax-payer who has lost their jobs, perhaps cut in pay what-ever it may be,it not so funny. Yes slapstick comedy is true about …Obama & congress…jetting off in to the blue with tax-payer money all for nothing [foolishness] .They like to talk about [GREEN OR CLIMATE CHANGE]…THEY HAVENT WALK IT !!!
NEXT YEAR STAY HOME OR[call Copenhagen] * PAY YOUR OWN WAY $$ !! NOW THAT FUNNY !

Nina Hachigian is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and the co-author of “The Next American Century: How the U.S. Can Thrive as Other Powers Rise.” She has worked on the staff of the National Security Council in the White House and been a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. She specializes in U.S.-China relations and great power relationships, multilateral institutions and U.S. foreign policy.

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