Monday, September 24, 2007

""He's his own person, but his instincts often coincide with what we think is the right thing to do," said a senior Bush administration official....Ban acknowledges that his ties to Washington may give the impression that "I am too close to America . . . so-called pro-American. That may be true, but I would like to say that as a diplomat or as a person I regard myself as very consistent and very reasonable and balanced.""