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punpirate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-16-05 03:09 PM
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18. Funny thing, though...
... this isn't all that remarkable in the context of existing testimony in his confirmation hearings--if anything, it's simply more corroboration for what's already been said about his general demeanor and his methods of getting what he wants.

What I find curious about this is that there's no mention of the prime contractor's name in this. Who, as a part of a USAID contract, would hire John Bolton to fly to Moscow and Kyrgyzstan on short notice to browbeat a lower-level administrator for weeks over a complaint that the contractor wasn't adequately funding its operation (the implication being that the contractor had been paid by USAID but was holding the money, instead)?

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