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Reuters – Rumsfeld Visits Baghdad, Warns Against Corruption: Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, on a surprise visit, warned Iraq’s new leaders on Tuesday against political purges and cronyism that could spark “lack of confidence or corruption in government.”
Boston Globe – Bolton denies effort to punish dissenting analysts: John Bolton, who is hailed by conservatives as a no-nonsense advocate for US policy and criticized by liberals as a caustic unilateralist, also faced questioning during a tense first day of his confirmation hearings about past statements disparaging the United Nations, international law, and nation-building. But questions about Bolton’s views were overshadowed by allegations that Bolton, in his current post as undersecretary of state, sought the removal of two analysts who did not support his claim that Cuba was developing biological weapons.