The best and cheapest way to get Icelanders to go to cultural events at the US embassy in Iceland ,is to offer duty free wine.
One media in Iceland talks about a report by mr. Philip S. Kosnett , who wrote it from the US Embassy.
He says , that most of the Icelanders that are asked to these functions at the Embassy,go home with positive feelings toward the USA.
Also according to the Wikileaks papers, Icelands Prime Minsiter, Johanna Sigurdardottir, threatened to resign,if the Left Green party would not agree on the IceSave issue in July 2009.
In Neils Klopfenstein report from the US embassy in Reykjavik, he says the Icelands Finance Minister mr. Steingrimur J. Sigfusson,surprised them by being a serius and responsable finance minister.