who will be next World Bank President What will they do


Where you heard it first Two years ago we closed this blog after an intensive web campaign to expose the World Bank president process, and the Wolfowitz nomination. Now we're back, at least for a while. Why? Because Wolfowitz is all over the news again, and is in deep trouble. But above all because this blog was among the first to publish on the potential conflict of interest with Wolfowitz and Shaha Ali Riza. See also this post with Bank Staff Association views at that time.

In other words the issue was known about and should have been avoided. The Bank's board, Staff Association and many NGOs are again either considering or making strong statements about Wolfowitz, including calls for his resignation. Don't want to tell anyone we told you so, but we did say that Wolfowitz's relationships (political and otherwise) would bring trouble.

More very soon: just wanted the blogosphere to know we're back, and urge you to consult this site for background.

Alex Wilks ~ April 12, 2007 ~ T

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