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Ex-U.S. Diplomat to Oversee Iraq

President Bush is expected to name Paul Bremer, a former State Department official, as Iraq's civil administrator. The move could be a sign that Secretary of State Colin Powell's influence over postwar Iraq policy is rising. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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Michele Kelemen has been with NPR for two decades, starting as NPR's Moscow bureau chief and now covering the State Department and Washington's diplomatic corps. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.