The Wolfowitz Resignation

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The flap over Paul Wolfowitz has raised the political profile of the World Bank in a way that appears to have damaged the institution itself as well as Wolfowitz’s reputation. The wording of departure statements allowed both sides to save face, but the forced resignation puts President Bush in an awkward position as he exercises the US option to choose a successor.



  • Steven Weisman - Chief International Economics writer for The New York Times
  • Charles Hill - Diplomat in Residence and Lecturer in International Studies at Yale University
  • Josef Joffe - Die Zeit / Hoover Institution / Freeman Spogli Institute - @DieZeit


Warren Olney