Continuing Coverage: Paul Wolfowitz and the World Bank
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz
World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz listens to a question during a news conference at the International Monetary Fund headquarters building in Washington on Thursday, April 12. Wolfowitz said he made "a mistake for which I am sorry" over his handling of the promotion and pay increase of a staff member, Shaha Riza, whom he is dating.
The departure of Paul D. Wolfowitz as World Bank president is prompting calls around the world to revoke the traditional right of the United States to select the institution's leader.
World Bank President Paul D. Wolfowitz resigned yesterday, effective June 30, yielding to demands from governments around the world that he leave to end the ethics controversy that has consumed the institution.
At World Bank, Blue Ribbons Became Attire Of Their Ire (Post, May 18, 2007, Page C01)
CLASH OF CULTURES: For Washington Insider, Job Was an Uneasy Fit (Post, May 18, 2007, Page A01)
Video: Wolfowitz Resigns From World Bank (, May 17, 2007; 8:10 PM)
Wolfowitz Seeking Face-Saving Exit From World Bank: Bank President Wants Exoneration as Condition of His Resignation, Officials Say (Post, May 17, 2007; 3:24 PM)
Wolfowitz Hangs On As Ouster Hits Wall: Day-Long Standoff Ends Unresolved; Talks to Resume (Post, May 17, 2007, Page A01)
White House Support for Wolfowitz Wavers (Post, May 16, 2007, Page A01)
Bank Rebukes Wolfowitz On Ethics: Rules Were Broken, Committee Says (Post, May 15, 2007, Page D01)
Bank May Vote No Confidence In Wolfowitz (Post, May 12, 2007, Page A01)
In the Shadow of a Scandal: Shaha Riza Remains the Mystery Woman From the World Bank (Post, May 10, 2007, Page C01)
Europeans Wince, Wait For Wolfowitz Saga to End (Post, May 10, 2007, Page D01)
Wolfowitz Criticizes Handling Of Probe: World Bank Chief Accuses Panel of Leaks, Unfair Haste (Post, May 9, 2007, Page D01)
Scandal May Jeopardize World Bank Funds (Post, May 8, 2007, Page A01)
Wolfowitz Blames the Bank: Ambiguous Rules Trumped Good Intent, He Asserts (Post, May 4, 2007, Page D02)
Wolfowitz's Story Disputed By Ex-Official: Bank Board Kept in Dark, He Says (Post, May 2, 2007, Page D01)
Wolfowitz Says He Is Target of 'Smear' Tactics (Post, May 1, 2007, Page A01)
NOW HE TELLS US: Tenet Tries to Shift the Blame. Don't Buy It. (By Michael F. Scheuer, April 29, 2007, Page B01)
Wolfowitz Panel Finds Ethics Breach, Officials Say: World Bank Board Could Act on Monday (Post, April 28, 2007, Page A01)
Wolfowitz To Defend Himself on Pay Raise: World Bank Head To Face a Panel (Post, April 27, 2007, Page D01)
Wolfowitz's Well-Traveled Travails (By Al Kamen, April 25, 2007, Page A15)
Wolfowitz Promises Changes in Leadership: World Bank Chief Won't Resign, Lawyer Says (Post, April 24, 2007, Page A12)
Wolfowitz Faces New Inquiry: Board Divided on Whether He Should Continue to Lead Bank (Post, April 21, 2007, Page A02)
Players: Leader of World Bank Staff Group Becomes Wolfowitz's Chief Nemesis (Post, April 20, 2007, Page A29)
Crank Up the Rumor Mill: If Wolfowitz Leaves . . . (By Al Kamen, April 20, 2007, Page A29)
World Bank: Wolfowitz Offers to Make Changes (Post, April 19, 2007, Page A25)
The World Bank's Choice: Love Wolfowitz, or Hate Freedom (By Al Kamen, April 18, 2007, Page A21)
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