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Let's see...there's Iraq, Iran, Syria, Israel/Palestine, Sudan and North Korea...and this is what Bush decides to use his diplomacy skills on? Daily

Let's see...there's Iraq, Iran, Syria, Israel/Palestine, Sudan and North Korea...and this is what Bush decides to use his diplomacy skills on?

Daily Mail:
US President George Bush is to host White House talks on British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.
Cohen, 35, creator of Ali G, has infuriated the Kazakhstan government with his portrayal of Borat, a bumbling Kazakh TV presenter.

And now a movie of Borat's adventures in the US has caused a diplomatic incident.
Kazakhstan president Nursultan Nazarbayev is to fly to the US to meet President Bush in the coming weeks and on the agenda will be his country's image.
President Nazarbayev has confirmed his government will buy "educational" TV spots and print advertisements about the "real Kazakhstan" in a bid to save the country's reputation before the film is released in the US in November.

President Nazarbayev will visit the White House and the Bush family compound in Maine when he flies in for talks that will include the fictional character Borat. Read on...


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