LONDON — The art of diplomacy oftentimes involves politely partaking in the customs of another country's culture, regardless of how unusual or unfamiliar those traditions might be.
It's a skill that requires finesse, tact, and sometimes bravery, but we're guessing that even the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge weren't expecting to encounter such a demanding exercise in all three traits during their visit to the commonwealth nation of Canada.
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D.C. has lots of embassies, and lots of embassies host cultural events that showcase arts and culture from their countries. Cultural diplomacy at its best!
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Not all ambassadors or diplomats work for the Department of State. The art of diplomacy is about building bridges through negotiations and tact when interacting with others. And nothing says tact like American football.