DSK Successor Debate Why the Next IMF Head Must Be European

With Dominique Strauss-Kahn having resigned as IMF general director on Wednesday, the debate about his successor promises to get even more heated. But those who argue the next IMF shouldn't be European are wrong. Change is coming to international organizations, but it shouldn't be rushed.
Von Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff
Should a European succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the International Monetary Fund.

Should a European succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn as head of the International Monetary Fund.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan