Friday, March 18, 2005

Wolfowitz and the World Bank

CNN has posted four articles (one from CNN/Money) on Bush’s nomination of Defense Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz to head the World Bank. These articles emphasize the controversy surrounding the pick of Wolfowitz who has had a strong role in the Iraq war. Fox, on the other hand just had one article on the nomination with no reports yet on reactions. Here are the headlines and links:

CNN:

Wolfowitz, U2's Bono talk poverty (03.18.2005)
Paul Wolfowitz, whose nomination as World Bank president has stirred controversy, discussed poverty and development issues with Irish rock star Bono in two telephone conversations Thursday, an adviser said.

Bush's Wolfowitz nod draws fire (03.17.2005)
In a controversial move, U.S. President George W. Bush has said he believes Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz will be a strong president of the World Bank.

Hostility, support for Wolfowitz (03.17.2005)
The nomination of U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz to lead the World Bank has sparked reactions around the world ranging from official reserve to hostility, although there was some support.

Controversial choice (03.16.2005)
Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz is best known as one of the architects of the Iraq war.

FOX:

Bush Recommends Wolfowitz for World Bank - Wednesday, March 16, 2005 - WASHINGTON — President Bush (search) announced Wednesday that he intends to recommend that Defense Deputy Secretary Paul Wolfowitz...

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