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Robert Zoellick

Dancing With Davos: The World Bank and the IMF

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

The good guys are the free marketeers who reform, redesign and rebuild civilization at the World Economic Forum.

Haiti Offers Opportunity to Begin New Era for U.S. Foreign Assistance

Samuel A. Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Samuel A. Worthington

The end goal should be a new era for foreign assistance; one that does not rely on Cold War-era rationales. Still, though, the window to enact lasting change is closing.

Haiti Promised Nearly $10 Billion for Radical Change

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

At a meeting at the UN, more than 100 delegations pledged a total of $5.3 billion over the next 18 months and another $4.6 billion for the years that follow to aid Haiti.

Senator Bayh's Long Bye Bye

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

Sill Senator Bayh re-introduce his Bayh Amendment or just disappear into the night with that whole sorry episode forever as an albatross around his proverbial neck?

Lula Must Not Undermine Brazil's Chance to Be the Next "Indispensable Nation"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

As it sits at a clear breakout point in its global ascendance -- and just before President Lula's upcoming trip to Tehran -- Brazil faces fundamental choices about the type of nation it wants to be.

Africa's Seat at the Table

President Abdoulaye Wade | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
President Abdoulaye Wade

Battling global warming, the economic crisis, food and energy shortages, and AIDS and malaria requires co-partners, not post-colonial relationships.

How Sweet It Is... Brazil's Sugar Ethanol Fuels China's Recovery

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Ethanol trade has helped make China Brazil's top trade partner, replacing Uncle Sam, who had been top dog ever since Herbert Hoover was in the White House.

World Bank: the Incredible Shrinking Economy

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Heilbrunn

More and more, the danger of a rerun of the 1930s, in which extremist movements profit from financial depression, looms as a real prospect.

Solving the Global Food Crisis: The Case for a "Poverty Czar"

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bruce Friedrich

Addressing global poverty at its roots means recognizing that the most significant factors driving up food costs are the diversion of crops to biofuels and the growing demand for meat.

G-7, G-14 and G-20: Yet Another Tardy Call

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Chacko

First the years-late call on the global food crisis. Now, Robert Zoellick, current World Bank president, has done it again on the international financial crisis.

Senator McCain's Fannie Problem

Sunil Chacko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sunil Chacko

Zoellick would have to comply with Congressional subpoenas to explain having headed the lobbying activities for Fannie Mae.

Food Riots Skyrocket, World Leaders Have No Solutions

Wall Street Journal | BOB DAVIS, DOUGLAS BELKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Finance ministers gathered this weekend to grapple with the global financial crisis also struggled with a problem that has plagued the world periodica...

Head Of World Bank Fraud Unit Resigns Amid Turmoil

New York Times | STEVEN R. WEISMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Six months after taking over as president of the World Bank, Robert B. Zoellick faced new turmoil on Wednesday over a campaign against corruption in b...