undiplomatic :

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uhn di pluh ma tik

  • a  not skilled in dealing with others

  • Though right in principle, Jospin's undiplomatic outspokenness on foreign policy clearly cost him points in his competition with Chirac.
  • But when Lieberman talks, people listen less because he is Israel's top diplomat than because of his knack for saying decidedly undiplomatic things.
  • Summers' view that he had inherited a university with urgent problems is in part a way of justifying the highly undiplomatic way he conducted himself as president, but he's hardly .
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  • A Possible Explanation For How U.S. Diplomat's Call Was Tapped
    Victoria Nuland, a top State Department official, thought she was having a private conversation. But someone else was listening, and her undiplomatic remarks were leaked online. This is how it may have happened.
    Feb. 8, 2014 - NPR
  • U.S. Diplomat's Leaked Phone Call Gets Poor Reception
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the use of a distinctly undiplomatic term in regard to the EU was "totally unacceptable." Meanwhile, the U.S. accused Russia of leaking the phone call and Moscow said the recording showed Washington's meddling in Ukrainian politics.
    Feb. 7, 2014 - NPR
  • Top US diplomat for Europe caught swearing about EU
    Washington's new top diplomat for Europe, Victoria Nuland, has been apparently caught being decidedly undiplomatic about her EU allies in a phone call about Ukraine posted Thursday on YouTube. "Fuck the EU," Nuland apparently says in a recent phone call with US ambassador to Kiev, Geoff Pyatt, as they discuss the next moves to try to resolve the crisis amid weeks of pro-democracy protests which ...
    Feb. 6, 2014 - AFP via Yahoo! News

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