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Obama’s coolness with the British PM

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

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

vielliesannonces/flickr

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

vielliesannonces/flickr

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. Twitter: @tomricks1

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