Skip to comments.Former World Bank Chief Wolfowitz to Head Arms Control Panel
Posted on 01/24/2008 7:17:02 PM PST by jdm
WASHINGTON The State Department will name former World Bank chief Paul Wolfowitz to head a high-level advisory panel on arms control and disarmament, The Associated Press has learned.
The move by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice marks a return to government for Wolfowitz, a conservative with close ties to the White House. Wolfowitz was replaced as World Bank chief in June after a stormy-two-year tenure. His leadership was undermined by a furor over a hefty compensation package he arranged in 2005 for a bank employee who was also his girlfriend.
Wolfowitz will become chairman of the International Security Advisory Board, which reports to the secretary of state. The panel is charged with supplying independent advice on arms control, disarmament, nonproliferation and related subjects.
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Did he take his “cough” friend with him?
interesting. whom will Condi call on next?
Is this the best we can find? Or does Condi think so little of the arms control snivellers that she figured passing Wolfowitz on them was the best response.