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American Exceptionalism in Rome

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/368798/american-exceptionalism-rome-nicholas-frankovich

Funding for the relocation of the U.S. embassy to the Holy See, from its present site near the Circus Maximus to the compound of the U.S embassy to Italy, is included in the spending bill passed by the Senate yesterday. It’s stipulated there that the secretary of state must confirm in writing to the Appropriations Committee that the ambassador and staff of Embassy Vatican will “retain their independence from other United States missions located in Rome, including by maintaining a separate building with a discrete address and entrance.”Plans for the move do entail the observance of the law’s letter —
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