As President Obama makes his way through the halls and chamber of the United Nations with all the other world leaders attending the General Assembly this week, it will be a little like a high school reunion with motorcades.
There will be leaders to avoid (Venezuela, Egypt, Zimbabwe and Uganda), leaders he used to avoid but has made up with (Cuba), leaders with whom he has been feuding but feels the need to make up with (Israel) and leaders who want to avoid him as much as he wants to avoid them (Iran).
There will be those he has seen a lot lately (China, Kenya and Ethiopia) and those he has not and who feel neglected (much of Asia and Eastern Europe). There are those he does not especially want to see but feels he has to (Russia), and those with whom he is genuinely friends and will be happy to catch up with (Indiaand, well, India).
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