EU Mute On U.S. Diplomat's Criticism Involving Ukraine

Feb 10, 2014
Originally published on February 10, 2014 7:45 am

There was a U.S. diplomatic gaff last week. It involved an expletive used by an assistant secretary of State to express a rather rude form of anger at the European Union during a private phone conversation. The phone call was intercepted by someone — presumably another government — and leaked.