Comments on: Make no entangling foreign frenemies http://blogs.reuters.com/ian-bremmer/2012/04/16/make-no-entangling-foreign-frenemies/ Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:27:05 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: SeaWa http://blogs.reuters.com/ian-bremmer/2012/04/16/make-no-entangling-foreign-frenemies/#comment-369 Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:19:51 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/ian-bremmer/?p=333#comment-369 “it was rare to find leaders willing to forge friendships with candidates across borders”

No doubt this is culturally embedded as a reaction to the past centuries reigning aristocracies who saw their cross-national families as a way to maintain power.

If the presidents of other countries can influence an election, how much of a mandate by the people is it really? Not much.

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