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Jim Yong Kim For The World Bank

By Simon Johnson, co-author of White House Burning A decision on choosing the next president of the World Bank is expected this week – perhaps as early as Monday.  The Obama administration nominated Jim Yong Kim, president of Dartmouth College … Continue reading ?
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Obama not done with Afghanistan decision

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (4 years ago)

Apparently rumors of the death of President Obama’s decision making process on the route forward in Afghanistan were somewhat exaggerated. This from White House National Security Adviser Retired Gen. Jim Jones: “Reports that Preside... Read Post

Banking Executives to Meet With Obama

Business & Finance : DealBook (4 years ago)

Twelve major banks, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, will participate in a White House meeting with President Barack Obama on Monday, an administration official said. Read Post

Guest Contribution: The Real Geithner Plan, a ‘Nuclear Option’

Business & Finance / Economics : Wall Street Journal Economics Blog (5 years ago)

The Obama administration is seeking broad new resolution authority for banks, Peter Boone and Simon Johnson argue that the powers should be approved by Congress and used quickly and decisively. Read Post


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