Get Timothy Dalton for the Part

Quiet diplomacy is not always handled by colorless bureaucrats. GIANDOMENICO PICCO, the dashing U.N. envoy credited with freeing the hostages, has a certain James Bond quality that has Hollywood panting. Already considering book offers, Picco is now being courted by movie studios eager to portray the glamorous negotiator at work.

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