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You Wanna Bet? Bloomberg's update today carries odds on Wolfowitz's departure: "Online futures traders are betting there's a 20 percent chance Wolfowitz will resign by the end of this month, according to Intrade, an electronic exchange based in Dublin. The odds for him to depart by the end of June are 40 percent."

The same article also reports that The Economist has now called for Wolfowitz to resign. And it has its own shortlist of candidates, most of them now "usual suspects": Zoellick, Dervis, and Afghan Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani, who has earned his place courtesy of the Times of London story cited earlier by our Washington Source.

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