Doubts At Davos


FACE OFF: Protesters outside the WEF meeting in Davos

Pity Richard Haass. For the first two days of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, the director of policy planning at the U.S. State Department wandered around the conference like a walking sideshow in a circus; wherever he was, people lined up to throw verbal beanbags at him. By the end of Friday, Haass could at least look forward to the arrival in town of a bigger target — his boss, Secretary of State Colin Powell — and the certainty that the bashing of any member of the American Administration who braved the snowy streets would...

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