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Obama’s coolness with the British PM

While Tom Ricks is away from his blog, he has selected a few of his favorite posts to re-run. We will be posting a few every day until he returns. This originally ran on March 4, 2009. I wonder if the arm’s-length treatment has anything to do with the possibility that the Brits may have ...

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While Tom Ricks is away from his blog, he has selected a few of his favorite posts to re-run. We will be posting a few every day until he returns. This originally ran on March 4, 2009.

I wonder if the arm’s-length treatment has anything to do with the possibility that the Brits may have tortured his grandfather in Kenya while holding him for two years.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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