Clash of the Administration Titans

Duffy, Michael; Calabresi, Massimo; Thompson, Mark; Waller, Douglas; Graff, James
April 2003
Time;4/14/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 15, p68
Discusses the various proposals made by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on how to rebuild Iraq after the removal of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Disagreements the two men have over foreign policy issues; Background political information relative to the two men; Statement that Rumsfeld favors an activist and often unilateralist approach to advancing U.S. interests abroad; Powell's desire for alliances leading to the stability of interlocking interests; Discussion of whether Hussein should be replaced with a team of exiles led by Iraqi National Congressman Ahmed Chalabi for an interim government; Threat of Arab resentment; Discussion of whether the United Nations should be involved in the nation rebuilding.


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