The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World

The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World - Jonathan Powell An interesting insiders view of the Blair governments as seen from the position of the chief of Staff.Facsinating in parts, especially when he covers the poisionous relationship between Blair and Brown, and tedious in others where he brushes over the scandals as though they were minor speed bumps.You cannot help but think that the Machiavelli link is a touch arrogant, as he tries to justify the autocratic way that they ran the government as the right way.

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