Has the U.S. become the Rodney Dangerfield of countries? We just get no respect. In pursuit of Edward Snowdon, the “NSA leaker,” China and Russia have simply shrugged off requests for extradition. Can we expect Ecuador to do the same?
More embarrassing, every country seems to “have our number” when it comes to arranging conferences. We seem thrilled to have rogue states like North Korea and Iran just think about arranging a meeting months in the future when both we and they know there will be no concessions and their nuclear programs will go on unimpeded.
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