All Articles on Paul Wolfowitz

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Well, At Least He's Not A War Criminal*
Well, at least he's not a war criminal. George Bush's new selection to head the World Bank, Robert Zoellick has that over his predecessor, Paul Wolfowitz. But can't the world demand a slightly higher standard? The selection process for chief of the World Bank, which claims to be the world's...
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Mr. Hardball Goes to the World Bank
Nine days after the September 11 terrorist attacks, I opened up The Washington Post and stared right into the flinty mind of one Robert B. Zoellick, the Bush administration's pick for new World Bank president. While the rest of the country was still in a haze of horror and confusion, Zoellick had...
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Survey: US Alone Should Not Pick World Bank President
NEW YORK - Whoever takes charge of the World Bank in July must be elected, not selected, say experts on global financing for development in a survey conducted by a U.S.-based independent think-tank."We are surprised at how strong and consistent the results are in support of reforms in the selection...
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Operation Freedom From Iraqis
When all else fails, those pious Americans who conceived and directed the Iraq war fall back on moral self-congratulation: at least we brought liberty and democracy to an oppressed people. But that last-ditch rationalization has now become America's sorriest self-delusion in this tragedy. However...
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Protect Whistleblowers at World Bank
Paul Wolfowitz's resignation as president of the World Bank will mean little if that institution's true underlying flaw is not addressed. The real problem is the lack of whistleblower protections for bank employees and the weak internal justice system that prevails. The first indication that Mr...
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World Bank Should Go With Wolfowitz: Activists
PENANG, Malaysia - Paul Wolfowitz's fall from grace is symptomatic of the double standards and hypocrisy of the World Bank and strains the marriage between neo-liberal policies and militarism that he embodied, say activists and analysts. Wolfowitz, an architect of the war on Iraq, finally bowed to...
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A Nation of Firsts Arms the World
They don't call us the sole superpower for nothing. Paul Wolfowitz might be looking for a new job right now, but the term he used to describe the pervasiveness of U.S. might back when he was a mere deputy secretary of defense -- hyperpower -- still fits the bill. Face it, the United States is a...
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Washington's AIDS Hypocrites, Wolfowitz and Tobias, Ousted
The heads of two of the world's biggest AIDS programs, largely run by the United States, have resigned within a month of each other amid accusations of sexual hypocrisy. Paul Wolfowitz, the head of the World Bank, resigned yesterday after fighting for his job for six weeks. He was quoted Thursday...
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Wolfowitz's Fall Brings More Bad News for Bush
The announcement by Paul Wolfowitz Thursday that he was stepping down soon as World Bank chief marked yet another blow for US President George W. Bush as his Republican administration nears its end. Wolfowitz, one of the key neoconservative engineers of the strategy that led the United States to...
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Lessons In Disingenuousness
Wolfowitz's Approach To Governance At The World Bank, It Seems, Wasn't Very Different During His Tenure As Defence Secretary. Is Blair The Same?
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