US Denigrated Cameron, Obama Distaste for Europe

Sunday, 28 Nov 2010 11:04 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
A massive document leak of classified U.S. material contains a series of unflattering portraits of some of America’s closest allies, especially Great Britain. The documents from the website WikiLeaks contain an embarrassing' assessment of current Prime Minister David Cameron, and quotes American diplomats as describing former Prime Minister Gordon Brown as unstable, according to the Daily Mail.

wikileaks,david,cameron,britainThe documents also refer to “inappropriate behaviour” by a member of the Royal Family, “embarrassing” assessments of David Cameron Gordon Brown and “devastating” criticism of Britain’s operations in Afghanistan were among leaks miring the US in a diplomatic crisis last night.

Other secret dispatches obtained by WikiLeaks include requests for intelligence about specific British MPs. More than 250,000 damaging classified cables from US embassies have been revealed in the biggest intelligence leak in history.

Prince Andrew’s “rude” behavior when abroad has reportedly shocked officials in America.

And UK “failure” to secure Sangin is singled out in damaging criticism by US commanders of operations in Afghanistan.

Other unwelcome revelations include private remarks about Cameron and Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s “lack of depth”, made by Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England, to the US ambassador. The UK is also described as “paranoid” over its ‘special relationship’ with the US and it is suggested that keeping the Government “off-balance” about the relationship could work in America’s favor.


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Fineman: Americans Don't Buy Obama's Promise Of No Ground Troops

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 11:19 AM

Despite President Barack Obama’s strident assurances that there will be no American ground troops deployed to fight ISIS . . .

Report: Man With Criminal Record, Gun Rode Elevator With Obama

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 19:20 PM

The Secret Service allowed a security contractor with a criminal record to ride an elevator with President Barack Obama  . . .

Paul Ryan: Obama Can't Keep No-Boots-on-Ground Pledge

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 20:37 PM

Rep. Paul Ryan doesn't think President Barack Obama will be able to keep his pledge that U.S. ground forces will not be  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved