Fear of yakking

Fenyvesi, Charles
October 1993
U.S. News & World Report;10/18/93, Vol. 115 Issue 15, p29
Reveals that President Bill Clinton wants to turn part of next month's Pacific Rim summit in Seattle into an informal retreat for the chiefs of state. Wants them to engage in casual give-and-take discussions with only translators present; Negative response from veteran diplomats; Seen as a disaster waiting to happen because of its potential for personal gaffes and policy blunders.


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