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The Role of Wolfowitz's Friends? The gravity of the situation is sinking deeper this morning among World Bank Staff, including those who supported Paul Wolfowitz. Bank corridors are now filled with discussions of how the longer this situation continues, the deeper it will drag the credibility and effectiveness of the Bank into a sinkhole. Many are asking , "can anyone talk some sense to him?".

The reality at this point is that Wolfowitz' position is untenable, he needs to take leadership and step down on his own to spare the institution he says he loves and his own anti-corruption agenda from becoming a laughingstock. The New York Times, summed up the feelings of most staff members now, pro and against Paul Wolfowitz: "There is no way Mr. Wolfowitz can recover his credibility and continue to be effective at the bank".

He certainly needs to do the honorable thing and resign NOW.

A Bank Insider ~ April 16, 2007

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