Eliza Gray on Bradley Manning and the Times, Daphne Wysham on the World Bank, Henry Paulson on China's cities, Shadi Hamid on Egypt, and Mark Adomanis on Syria.
Dexter Filkins on women in combat, Ron Fournier on Obama's great liberal expectations, Malcolm Potts on fighting terrorism through education, Jonathan Weil on Caterpillar's missing millions, and Jim Yong Kim on climate change.
Who would've thought that a Big Four accounting firm, the CIA, and now The World Bank would be some of the loudest voices calling for action on global warming?
For five years starting July 1st, Jim Yong Kim will be the president of the World Bank meaning the United States continues its streak when it comes to installing its citizens at the top of the global financial institution.
It would be the first time in history the World Bank was run by a non-American but Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala stands a real shot at claiming the title.
President Obama will nominate Dartmouth College President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, to head the World Bank--and it's "all but certain" Kim will win the position when the selection is made next month.
The president of the World Bank announced on Wednesday that he would leave his post June 30, as rumors swirl that the White House had pressured him to leave.
Drought isn't something Africa hasn't seen before
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