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U.S. Should Lead Some Global Bodies: World Bank Chief

A solid U.S. candidate to head the World Bank would be good for the United States and the bank because the world's largest economy should be represented in top international bodies, outgoing President Robert Zoellick said on Saturday, while emphasizing he has no role in the selection process.


Calls to break US monopoly on World Bank start as Zoellick steps down

The president of the World Bank has traditionally been an American under an informal agreement dating to the founding of the bank 68 years ago – campaigners want this changed The old alliance of Europe and America faces a huge row with the rest of the world over the identity of the next head of the World Bank, after president Robert Zoellick said on Wednesday he is to leave his post in June. While his departure had been widely expected, the news kicks off the process of finding a new leader, who has traditionally been an American under an informal agreement dating to the founding of the bank 68 years ago