Re: [OPE-L] Dutch hint at reservations over Wolfowitz

From: glevy@PRATT.EDU
Date: Mon Mar 21 2005 - 17:28:31 EST

Despite internal opposition at the WB (noted in the article
Paul Z sent on Saturday) and external opposition from many
sources, Wolfowitz has garnered some significant support (see
below).  If Chirac, Schroder and other bourgeois leaders in
Europe are looking to challenge Bush, this does not appear to
be the issue that they are picking.

In solidarity, Jerry

> Schröder backs Wolfowitz for World Bank
> By Andrew Balls in Washington and Bertrand Benoit in Berlin
> Financial Times, March 21 2005
> Gerhard Schröder, the German chancellor, on Monday said he would
> support the nomination of Paul Wolfowitz as new head of the World
> Bank, in effect ruling out any concerted European opposition to his
> appointment. <snip, JL>

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