The rulers of both countries are former Communist apparatchiks
who have adjusted well to the post-cold war era, although Kyrgyz President Askar Akayev has overseen a greater degree of stability in his country than was the case in neighbouring Tajikistan.
If Koizumi persists on his current course, he will hand the LDP's anti-reform apparatchiks
the weapon that they want to straitjacket or oust him.
Almost by default the Republicans became the pro-life party with a pro-life plank in its electoral program, but only to the dismay of its pro-abortion leaders and party apparatchiks
To expect former apparatchiks
to organize efficient economies that could respond to disasters on this scale was simply unrealistic.
Many who report would be shocked to know that most in the country care little about the subjects that so fascinate the reporters and apparatchiks
at their cocktail parties and power lunches.
July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Once only Mikhail Gorbachev, the Central Committee and top party apparatchiks
got the kind of information now available on the Russian economy.
and economic bureaucrats particularly benefit from persistent interference in the economic sphere and consequently are most interested in maintaining the status quo.
Not that this worries David Cameron any more than it particularly bothered the New Labour apparatchiks
, including the premier prophet of independence gloom, Alistair Darling.
As long as we continue to elect politicians of all political persuasion who would rather bend the knee to the apparatchiks
in Brussels than stick up for the interests of the British people, those such as Brian Potter will only have themselves to blame if they wake up one morning and find their local postman replaced by a representative from the likes of DHL.
I wager it would result in a dramatic increase in efficiency, a dramatic reduction in administration costs and a dramatic exodus of highly paid, unaccountable apparatchiks
Extortionate prices, gimlet-eyed traffic wardens, meter machines which either don't work or refuse to dispense change, vast tracts of double-yellow lines as far as the eye can see - the charge list against the apparatchiks
who dictate UK park-king policy is considerable.
The ongoing proceedings in Parliament should please the apparatchiks
in Jhandewalan and Nagpur