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  • Former World Bank Chief Wolfowitz to Head Arms Control Panel

    01/24/2008 7:17:02 PM PST · by jdm · 4 replies · 60+ views
    AP/FOX News ^ | Jan. 24, 2008 | Staff
    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,...