June 18, 2015 | Quote
Critics Question Whether White House “Czar” Could Ensure Effective Iran Nuke Deal
President Barack Obama is considering appointing a “czar” to oversee an emerging nuclear deal with Iran, Politico reported Wednesday. But some critics are questioning whether such an appointment will be able to ensure that a nuclear deal would be effective.
Mark Dubowitz, executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, questioned whether the effect of having a “czars” is real or illusory, noting that there’s a “perception of these special positions … that they haven’t worked, they’ve been a failure and they are used to try to create a perception of influence and of the U.S. government getting things done.”
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