We Are the World? One Hopes Not…

NATO’s foreign ministers have been meeting in Antalya, Turkey, for the last two days. The proceedings sound pretty boring, according to the official press release:

“The challenges we all face demand a comprehensive response, so all of us need to work even closer together,” [NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg] said at the end of a two-day meeting.

But after dinner last night, the ministers locked arms and joined in a rousing version of “We Are the World.” Seriously. This is the short video, but it’s probably all you can take:

They don’t make diplomats like they used to; it’s hard to picture Talleyrand and Metternich, or Henry Kissinger, doing that. Heck, it’s hard to picture Richard Nixon doing it.


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