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    Zoellick Approved as World Bank President

    After the Paul Wolfowitz fiasco last month, the World Bank board unanimously approved Robert Zoellick as the bank’s new president yesterday. Zoellick, a current Goldman executive and former deputy secretary of state, has adopted an anti-corruption platform in response to the decade-long charges of fraud, bribery and general sleaze against the institution. Weirdo-face aside, Zoellick’s […]

    / Jun 26, 2007 at 4:04 PM
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    Caption Contest: If you want this panda to breed, make me president of the World Bank

    Robert Zoellick is not afraid of foreign relations, or panda relations, seen here last January with Jing Jing at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base in central China. “You want to know how the panda felt?” Zoellick asked. “Very soft.” U.S. Envoy Engages In Panda Diplomacy [Washington Post] Zoellick to Be Nominated to World […]

    / May 30, 2007 at 10:59 AM

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