"We have partnership, we want to continue this alliance and partnership with the United States and the rest of the world, in the interest of both of us. But this has to be understood by all that Afghanistan is a sovereign country."
— Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai in a BBC Interview, April 5, 2010
And you thought Rehman Malik et al sounded funny talking about sovereignty.
Here's Mr Sovereign in his Standard Chartered-issued sovereign uniform (note the bank colours) walking the purple carpet with his friend, not master.
Obama's midnight call (source: AFP)
From the looks of President Obama's coat, it seems he had a bit of 'dust-up' with Karzai before the photo-op. Mr Sovereign probably held him face down in the sand until he cried uncle.