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Cheney and Nursultan Nazarbayev
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Hypocrisy Alert: Bush to Embrace Kazakhstani Autocrat

Just after launching an initiative to combat international kleptocracy, President Bush is scheduled to meet with the leader of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, a man who stands accused in U.S. courts of high-level bribery and who runs his country as a repressive despot.

  • Nazarbayev just happens to rule an oil-rich country. Above, Dick Cheney meets with Nazarbayev in May.

  • Posted on Aug 29, 2006 READ MORE


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