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World Bank Jobbery: More evidence the Wolfowitz accusers chose to ignore.
OpinionJournal.com ^ | May 15, 2007 | Opinion Journal Staff

Posted on 05/14/2007 10:09:53 PM PDT by gpapa

The World Bank board meets today to consider the fate of President Paul Wolfowitz, and the truth is that the verdict may already be in. The board will consider the report of an investigating committee dominated by the same European nations that have been orchestrating the media campaign to depose him.

As almost daily newspaper leaks have disclosed for weeks--in violation of bank rules--the committee concludes that Mr. Wolfowitz violated bank rules in awarding a promotion and salary increase for his girlfriend, Shaha Riza. We've previously reported on the World Bank documents that make it clear this was at worst a misunderstanding--if not a setup by bank officials who wanted his fingerprints on any raise for Ms. Riza.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: wolfowitz; worldbank

1 posted on 05/14/2007 10:09:58 PM PDT by gpapa
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I agree with everything in the article except when they suggest that President Bush should “threaten” the World Bank with Paul Volcker. A much better person to put as head of the World Bank if Mr Wolfowitz is ousted by the European led kangaroo court would be........

JOHN BOLTON


2 posted on 05/14/2007 10:57:55 PM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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A new don at the World Bank...Don Rumsfeld.

Just to really rile up the Lefties.


3 posted on 05/15/2007 12:05:08 AM PDT by Roy Tucker ("You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality"--Ayn Rand)
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To: gpapa

The other thing Bush could do is ask wolf to resign and then put him in the UN.


4 posted on 05/15/2007 6:48:19 AM PDT by Kitten Festival
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To: Kitten Festival; Roy Tucker
The other thing Bush could do is ask wolf to resign and then put him in the UN.

A new don at the World Bank...Don Rumsfeld.

John Bolton to the World Bank

In other words lots of interesting options! Let the lefty euroweenies "thcream and thcream 'till they're thick".

5 posted on 05/15/2007 10:28:06 AM PDT by ScaniaBoy (Part of the Right Wing Research & Attack Machine)
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