In two weeks, a U.S. official will be holding talks with Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia in an effort to salvage what’s left of the peace process. Which official? Colin Powell, of course, right? Wrong. Condoleezza Rice. And when the administration was set to request an additional $25 billion in Iraq funding, you figured that Colin Powell was in the loop on that decision. Right? Wrong.
. . . Friday May 7, 2004