Paul Wolfowitz Picked to Lead World Bank
Byline: Patrice Hill, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
President Bush yesterday nominated Paul Wolfowitz, an architect of the Iraq war, to be president of the World Bank.
The nomination was immediately endorsed by the current heads of the bank and the International Monetary Fund, but some European officials and analysts connected with the bank questioned whether he is fit for the top economic and development post.Although the United States by tradition has filled the post, which becomes vacant in June, Mr. Bush acknowledged the selection of the deputy defense secretary faces resistance on the bank's board, where the United States carries 17 percent of the vote among 23 members. …
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