May 1996
New Republic;5/6/96, Vol. 214 Issue 19, p8
Comments on issues and events related to U.S. politics and government as of May 6, 1996. Difficulty facing Iranian news media in reporting the presidential elections in the U.S. because the surname of President Bill Clinton's opponent is a Farsi slang word for penis; Press release held by Cato Institute to denounce a retroactive tax increase provision in President Clinton's 1993 budget; Explains that the U.S. can do more in preventing rogue states like Libya and North Korea from acquiring chemical weapons by ratifying an international treaty eliminating chemical weapons and chemical stockpiles; Resignation of Andrew Sullivan as editor of the periodical "The New Republic."


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