What would Turkmenbashi do? Slap himself in the forehead for not thinking of this first.
Mrs. Aksoltan Ataeva, Turkmenistan's Ambassador to the U.N., said: "Ashgabat wasn't built in one day. We can't expect the United States to become a post-Soviet autocracy riddled with croneyism, insider dealings, and a flagrant disrespect for basic rules of law overnight. We are proceeding under the assumption that there are possibilities for U.S.-Turkmen relations that simply did not exist a few months ago."'
She also remarked off-camera that Evan Feigenbaum was clearly too smart for his own good. And that she wished the Supreme Turkmen had thought of electing his own supra-legal Attorney General while he was still alive.