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Bank board meeting Thursday to make decision? Sorry: misleading headline. Don't get your hopes up on the decision. Sources only say that the World Bank board has cleared its agenda to 'debate' the Wolfowitz issue. Not necessarily to do anything conclusive.

The AFP story is on South Africa's Fin24 and other sites right now.

The story also covers the latest White House announcement on the affair. Earlier today, the White House said the former deputy Pentagon chief should keep his job, and denied he had damaged the World Bank's fight against corruption. "We'd like to see him remain," presidential spokesman Tony Fratto told reporters.

Denied he'd damaged the World Bank's fight against corruption? Surely not the strongest argument the White House has ever made.

Alex Wilks ~ April 18, 2007


 
 
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