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Job for Fischer. Stan Fischer, whose name has been mentioned as a possible World Bank president, has been nominated (FT: subs) as governor of the Bank of Israel.

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"Every World Bank project operates like the invasion of Iraq." Edward Luttwak, from the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, tells Canada's Globe and Mail.

"People who don't know the language penetrate into a country, they want to do good, and they end up having unintended consequences. The place needs to be shut down. It can be replaced by a line item in the budget called 'emergency help.' " more...

David Steven ~ January 04, 2005


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