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Unusual Trip to Iraq in '03 for Wolfowitz Companion
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department directed a private contractor in 2003 to hire Shaha Ali Riza, a World Bank employee and the companion of Paul D. Wolfowitz, then the deputy secretary of defense, to spend a month studying issues related to setting up a new government in Iraq, the contractor said...
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One Word Describes These Bush Cronies: Unbelievable
Washington — Today's topic is credibility — specifically, recent claims by certain high-ranking present, former and perhaps soon-to-be-former Bush administration officials. The aim is to answer a simple question: Should we believe these three Bush loyalists if they tell us that rain falls down...
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Hail and Farewell: The End of the American Empire
Whenever The New York Times finally gets the point to what is going on in our native land a celestial choir can be heard in Times Square, shouting hosannas. This happened recently, on April 14th, when they realized that there could be a dark explanation for what W. is doing when he sends a Mr...
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Leak Prompts Fear Over World Bank Health Policies
A key figure in the World Bank, said to have links to the Roman Catholic sect Opus Dei, was accused yesterday of undermining its commitment to the health of women by ordering the deletion of goals, targets and policies relating to family planning.Juan José Daboub, the bank's managing director,...
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Britain Joins Chorus of Condemnation over Wolfowitz
WASHINGTON - Paul Wolfowitz's job as president of the World Bank was hanging by a thread this weekend after Hilary Benn, the Secretary of State for International Development, joined a concerted effort by European ministers to shame him into resigning. Flying into Washington for the bank's spring...
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Out of America
Fall of Wolfowitz Marks Twilight of the Neo-Cons
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Top Wolfowitz Postings Went to Iraq War Backers
WASHINGTON - Of the top five outside international appointments made by embattled World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz during his nearly two-year tenure, three were senior political appointees of right-wing governments that provided strong backing for U.S. policy in Iraq.The latest appointment came...
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Wolf At The Door:
The Controversial Pay Package He Arranged For His Girlfriend Isn't Paul Wolfowitz's Only Problem at the World Bank.
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World Bank Staff Seek Wolfowitz's Ouster
WASHINGTON - The World Bank's Staff Association, which represents 10,000 employees, asked Bank President Paul Wolfowitz to step down Thursday amid charges that he gave his girlfriend, a Bank employee, improper pay raises and attempted to cover it up.The association made the call during an informal...
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Wolfowitz Stamped Lover's Pay
Hong Kong - World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz personally ordered the hefty pay rise given to his girlfriend at the bank, the Financial Times website reported on Thursday.It cited two people who had seen a memo from Wolfowitz to the head of human resources spelling out the terms of the nearly $200...
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