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"A war on the poor". In appointing Wolfowitz to the World Bank, "the US is turning the war on terror into a war on the poor". This is the view of a Palestine-based law professor writing in Al-Ahram weekly.

The article recounts Wolfowitz's anger when current Bank president Wolfensohn pulled World Bank staff out of Iraq for safety reasons. While not positive about what Wolfensohn managed to achieve, it says "Wolfensohn can at least reflect on the fact that he did not allow the Bank to lead an intensification of grand injustice".

Wolfowitz is much more dangerous, author Curtis Doebbler argues: "if his contribution to the deaths of millions of Iraqis and East Timorese is harrowing, it is worth noting that at the World Bank he could do much greater harm".

Alex Wilks ~ March 25, 2005

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