December 2005
New Republic;12/12/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 24, p8
The author comments on issues related to politics and government. He comments on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's practice of providing personal and ideological allies with high-level government positions, comparing it to U.S. President George W. Bush's similar practices. He notes former Federal Emergency Management Agency director Michael D. Brown's decision to open a disaster-preparedness consulting firm. He discusses the choice of Amir Peretz' as leader of the Israeli Labor Party.


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