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Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 09/26/2011

At U.N., incivility breaks through

If you think that the United Nations General Assembly is all cocktails and cufflinks, our colleague Colum Lynch is here to point out that sometimes diplomatic decorum gives way to pushing and shoving.

Check out the newest post on his U.N. blog, Turtle Bay, which chronicles a brawl between U.N. security guards and the security detail of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The tussle was apparently heard two floors below.

By Cameron W. Barr  |  10:56 AM ET, 09/26/2011

 
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