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* John Bolton * King Fahd


Gershman is director of the Global Affairs Program at the International Relations Center. The Center features in-depth material on Bolton available online: . Gershman said today: “President Bush’s recess appointment of John Bolton as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations places a Bush administration loyalist opposed to the United Nations and international law in a position that demands a skilled diplomat. … He worked to suppress dissenting intelligence on Iraq to support the Bush administration’s plan to invade Iraq, and led the Bush administration’s opposition to the International Criminal Court.”
In-depth material on Bolton available online

AbuKhalil is author of the book The Battle for Saudi Arabia: Royalty, Fundamentalism, and Global Power, professor in the Department of Politics at California State University, Stanislaus, and visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Today he wrote the piece “King Fahd is Dead: And the Oppressive Kingdom Lives on… with Western Support.” AbuKhalil is just back from the Mideast.
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Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167