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Meet the American Banker Who Helped Hitler Loot Jewish Gold—While Spying for the OSS

Thomas McKittrick, head of the Swiss-based Bank for International Settlements, was a key go-between for the Axis and the Allies

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Israel’s Central Bank Head to Retire

Stanley Fischer is widely credited with keeping Israel’s economy afloat

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World Bank Casts Doubt on Palestinian State

Report claims Palestinian economy incapable of supporting a state

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Fischer For World Bank President?

Probably not; plus, a curious lacuna in the ranks of this position

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Post-Revolutionary

The Egyptian protests that overthrew Hosni Mubarak failed to change the underlying realities of military domination, entrenched anti-Semitism, and limited foreign policy options

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Daybreak: DSK May Claim It Was Consensual

Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news

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Troubled Water

Is pumping water into the Dead Sea saving or destroying it?

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