Everyone's Got A Breaking Point

Christina Leadlay
Published: Wednesday, 07/12/2006 12:00 am EDT

Diplomats are no strangers to the pressure of work, nor are they immune from the emotional stress that too many of us experience in our personal relationships. Just ask the Iranian diplomat who, last weekend, threatened his colleagues with a gun at the Iranian Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. It's still unclear what drove the middle-ranking foreign service officer to such out-of-control behaviour, but it's a reminder that everyone has their breaking point.

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