Amongst members of the previous politburo
were Khalid Mash'al, his deputy Mousa Abu Marzouq, Imad Al-Alami, Izzat Ar-Rashq, Sami Khatir, Muhammad Nasr, and Muhammad Nazzal.
(1) The Central Committee in turn technically selects a new Politburo
and a new Politburo
Standing Committee, comprised of China's most powerful and important leaders.
China's newly appointed Politburo
Standing Committee member Xi Jinping has replaced Zeng Qinghong in overseeing Hong Kong and Macao affairs, according to a top official in Beijing, local news outlets reported Friday.
He rose steadily through the ranks until given the hugely important post of Moscow party chief and a seat in the Politburo
Soviet Ministry of Petroleum officials had been trying unsuccessfully for some time to convince the Politburo
that the Soviet Union needed outside technical help from the west to prevent a sharp drop in output, but to no avail.
She owned racehorses Vintage Claret and Politburo
and when injury brought a premature end to their careers she brought them home to be 'remodelled'.
ITEM: After describing South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki as "an ardent disciple of globalization" in the April 14, 2004 edition of the Christian Science Monitor, staff writer Abraham McLaughlin wrote, "But now the man who was trained as a classical economist in Britain is hinting at socialism." McLaughlin continued, "So Mbeki may start drawing on another part of his past--one that includes meetings at a Soviet dacha once used by Joseph Stalin and charter membership in the politburo
of the South Africa Communist Party." And he added, "He's campaigning on a 'people's contract' that would make Franklin Roosevelt proud."
The Hamas team, led by politburo
chief Khalid Mesh'al, included the group's politburo
members Moussa Abou Marzouk and Ibrahim Ghoshe.
The USSR Council for Religious Affairs had recently reported to the Politburo
, `The Polish comrades characterize John Paul II as more reactionary and conservative in church affairs, and more dangerous on the ideological level, than his predecessors.'
Commission chairman Alexander Yakovlev said some of the material, from archives of the former ruling Politburo
and security services had not been previously published and uncovering it was traumatic.
Dobrynin produces as evidence secret reports to the Politburo
that make it quite clear that "international tension does not suit the state interests of the Soviet Union and its friends." Moscow's problem, as well as our own, was that each side was often manipulated by its clients into positions that jeopardized the core Moscow-Washington relationship.