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Our man in Ireland

Can a Jewish guy from Newton nudge Northern Ireland toward the promised land?

Mitchell Reiss (center), President Bush's special envoy to Ireland, flanked by Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern (left) and James C. Kenny, US Ambassador to Ireland, in Dublin in February 2004.
Mitchell Reiss (center), President Bush's special envoy to Ireland, flanked by Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern (left) and James C. Kenny, US Ambassador to Ireland, in Dublin in February 2004. (Fran Caffrey / AFP / Getty Images) Fran Caffrey / AFP / Getty Images
By Kevin Cullen
May 28, 2006

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SOMETIMES, WHEN HE'S got one of them in the corner, trying to persuade the famously conservative politicians in Northern Ireland to consign history to the dustbin and move on, Mitchell B. Reiss, President Bush's special envoy, can't help but think that they're looking at him funny. (Full article: 1478 words)

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