FILE - In this Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010 file picture, Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, center, talks with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, and Turkish President Abdullah ... more 
FILE - In this Wednesday Dec. 1, 2010 file picture, Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, center, talks with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, and Turkish President Abdullah Gul at the start of the OSCE Summit at the Palace of Independence in Astana, Kazakhstan. The WikiLeaks cables strip away stereotypical images of American diplomats, or perhaps diplomats of any country, as bland bureaucrats, pampered socialites, or anonymous figures with muffled voices behind a thick glass window in the visa section. Such perceptions exist because much of what diplomats do happens discreetly, in private conversations and tough negotiations masked by the smooth veneer of protocol. less 
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