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  Robert Bruce Zoellick - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Zoellick "would serve a five-year term, subject to the approval of the bank's board", to replace Paul Wolfowitz, whose resignation is effective June 30, 2007.
Zoellick is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, as well as the Trilateral Commission, and was one of the signers of the January 26, 1998, Project for the New American Century (PNAC) letter to President William Jefferson Clinton.
Zoellick has served as the John M. Olin Professor of National Security at the U.S. Naval Academy (1997-1998), Research Scholar at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the John F. Kennedy of Government at Harvard University, and Senior International Advisor to Goldman Sach's.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Robert_Zoellick   (835 words)

  
 United States Trade Representative, Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick
Zoellick was the lead State Department official in the negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Uruguay Round, and the launch of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation group.
Zoellick was appointed White House Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President.
Zoellick served at the Department of the Treasury in various positions, including Counselor to Secretary James A. Baker, III, Executive Secretary of the Department, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy.
www.whitehouse.gov /government/zoellick-bio.html   (422 words)

  
  Robert Zoellick Information
Robert Bruce Zoellick (born July 25, 1953) is the current United States Deputy Secretary of State.
Zoellick served in various positions at the Department of the Treasury from 1985 to 1988, including Counselor to Secretary James Baker, Executive Secretary of the Department, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy.
In August 1992, Ambassador Zoellick was appointed White House Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President."[5] Zoellick was also appointed the President's personal representative, or Sherpa, for the G-7 Economic Summits in 1991 and 1992.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Robert_Zoellick   (872 words)

  
  Robert Zoellick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zoellick served in various positions at the Department of the Treasury from 1985 to 1988, including Counselor to Secretary James Baker, Executive Secretary of the Department, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy.
In August 1992, Ambassador Zoellick was appointed White House Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President."[5] Zoellick was also appointed the President's personal representative, or Sherpa, for the G-7 Economic Summits in 1991 and 1992.
Zoellick's approach to public policy to date appears to be more that of a committed nationalist than that of a free-trader, according to Tom Barry, the policy director of the International Relations Center, who has written that Zoellick "regards free trade philosophy and free trade agreements as instruments of U.S. national interests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Zoellick   (730 words)

  
 Robert Zoellick: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Robert Zoellick also serves or has served as a board member on a number of private and public organizations: Alliance Capital, EHandler: no quick summary.
Zoellick's approach to public policy to date appears to be more that of a committed nationalist than that of a free-trader, EHandler: no quick summary.
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ro/robert_zoellick.htm   (1509 words)

  
 Robert - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert of Winchelsea, theologian and opponent of both Edward I and Edward II of England
Robert Bell (speaker), Speaker of the British House of Commons 1572-76, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer
Robert Duncan McNeill, American actor, producer, movie director, and television director who is best known for his role as Lieutenant Tom Paris on the television show, Star Trek: Voyager
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 ROBERT B. ZOELLICK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
ROBERT B. Robert B. Zoellick is a Research Scholar at Harvard University, A Fellow and Board Member of the German Marshall Fund of the U.S., and a Senior International Advisor at Goldman Sachs.
Zoellick served at the Department of the Treasury in various positions, including Counselor to Secretary James A. Baker, III, Executive Secretary of the Department, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Policy.
Zoellick received a J.D. magna cum laude from the Harvard Law School and a Master of Public Policy degree from Harvard University's Kennedy school of Government in 1981.
govinfo.library.unt.edu /tdrc/members/zoellick.html   (318 words)

  
 Robert Zoellick - MSNBC.com Chat - MSNBC.com
Zoellick is a member of President Bush’s Cabinet, with the rank of Ambassador, and serves as the President’s principal trade policy adviser and chief trade negotiator.
Robert Zoellick: It is true that the President has not had this authority for eight years and during that time a lot of other countries around the world have negotiated free or special trade agreements.
Robert Zoellick: What that question really refers to is the fact that the tax writing committees in Congress are looking at methods that some companies have tried to use to shift their companies overseas to low or no tax areas.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3080872/from/RL.4   (1701 words)

  
 February 6 - Nomination of Robert B. Zoellick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Zoellick's thorough command of complex trade issues, with his broad vision of America's historic leadership role in international trade, and with his understanding of the close cooperation that is required between the Legislative and Executive Branches of government in crafting and implementing an effective United States trade policy.
Zoellick's central role in launching APEC clearly demonstrates his deep commitment to the principle of international cooperation that is at the heart of America's leadership in promoting global free trade.
Bob Zoellick understands that all of these Americans, whether they toil on their farm, punch a clock on the assembly line, or work in the high-tech "New Economy," are able to pay the mortgage, support their families, and make their communities a better place to live because of international trade.
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 Robert Zoellick - The Huffington Post
Robert Zoellick, a seasoned player in international financial and diplomatic circles, won the unanimous approval of the World Bank's board on Monday to become the poverty-fighting institution's next president.
Robert Zoellick, a seasoned US Player in international financial and diplomatic circles, won the unanimous approval of the World Bank's board Monday, to become the poverty-fighting institution's next president.
Robert Zoellick President George W. Bush nominated Zoellick on May 30, 2007 to replace Paul Wolfowitz as President of the World Bank.[3] On June 25, 2007 Zoellick was approved by the World Bank's executive board.
www.huffingtonpost.com /topics/Robert+Zoellick   (1266 words)

  
 The Epoch Times | State Department Official Heads to Sudan's Darfur
Zoellick, the highest-ranking US official to visit Sudan since former US secretary of state Colin Powell in July last year, went into talks with Sudanese Vice President Ali Osman Mohammed Taha in a bid to find a political solution to the crisis in war-torn Darfur.
Zoellick is on a two-day visit to Africa's largest country to put pressure on Sudan to implement a peace deal after a separate North-South conflict in Sudan and end killings in Darfur.
Zoellick has urged support for expanding the AU forces from 2,000 to 7,500 troops and has worked to have NATO or some of its members, assist with vital services like transport.
english.epochtimes.com /news/5-4-15/27884.html   (522 words)

  
 Asia Times Online
Zoellick faulted the administration of president Bill Clinton for focusing too narrowly on economic policy and for promoting social and environmental clauses within free trade organizations, as Clinton did at the outset of the World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial in Seattle.
Zoellick was perhaps the first associate of Bush Jr to introduce the concept of "evil" into the construct of Bush's radical overhaul of US grand strategy.
Zoellick coined the phrase "the coalition of the liberalizers" prior to the failed WTO ministerial in September 2003.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Global_Economy/GA14Dj01.html   (2463 words)

  
 The discrete charm of Robert Zoellick
ROBERT ZOELLICK, freshman appointee to the post of the United States Trade Representative, is a man with a mission.
Having registered this gain, Zoellick set out on a whirlwind tour, that brought him to India, with the aim of neutralising the developing country bloc that is opposed to a new round before issues of Uruguay Round implementation are discussed.
It was this weakness that Zoellick was exploiting vis-a-vis India, when he spoke of the possibility of cooperation on issues such as counter-terrorism, nuclear non-proliferation and human rights.
www.hindu.com /fline/fl1817/18171000.htm   (1892 words)

  
 Zoellick Has Tough Job Ahead of Him - Robert Zoellick Insight on the News - FindArticles
Robert Zoellick, the new U.S. trade representative, must clean up the mess left by the Clinton team and craft trade policy acceptable to disparate elements in Washington.
Zoellick's appointment signals that the Bush administration intends to make free trade a key policy focus and that it is likely to be more aggressive in forging new trading accords and opening markets than the Clinton administration.
Zoellick has made no secret of his disdain for the Clinton record, arguing that the previous administration failed to live up to its open-markets rhetoric, allowing its policy aims to languish once the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was approved.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1571/is_9_17/ai_72274683   (477 words)

  
 Harvard Gazette: Zoellick on foreign policy future
The recent nuclear agreement reached between the United States and India allowing India to receive nuclear technology, said Zoellick, was a recognition that it was in the long-run interests of the United States to develop a security and economic policy that is in dynamic relationship with India.
Zoellick also talked about the situation in Darfur, which, he said, is symptomatic of a larger problem of how Sudan comes together as a country.
Describing Zoellick in his introduction, Kennedy School Dean David Ellwood noted: "We have before us someone who has distinguished himself at the highest levels." In honor of his outstanding career, Zoellick was presented with the Kennedy School's Alumni Achievement Award.
www.news.harvard.edu /gazette/2006/03.09/09-policymaker.html   (517 words)

  
 Right Web | Profile | Robert Zoellick
In announcing the nomination of Zoellick, who shares with Wolfowitz the dubious distinction of having supported the Project for the New American Century (PNAC) campaign to push the ouster of Saddam Hussein, Bush called Zoellick a "committed internationalist" who is "deeply devoted to the mission" of the bank.
Zoellick's selection by Miss Rice in early 2005 was seen as a victory for foreign-policy 'realists' in the administration against the hardline diplomacy favored by Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, who were said to back State Department arms chief John R. Bolton" for the post.
Zoellick coined the phrase "the coalition of the liberalizers" prior to the failed WTO ministerial in September 2003 in referring to the group of countries that have joined the United States in bilateral or regional trade pacts.
rightweb.irc-online.org /profile/1397   (2310 words)

  
 Robert Zoellick and "Wise Blood"
Lurking in the novel is Zoellick's real doppelganger, Asa Hawkes, the fake-blind preacher who cons people into parting with their money, believing he blinded himself for his faith.
Zoellick`s acolytes told them the US was suspending moves towards free trade talks with Egypt in response to Cairo's refusal to support the US against Europe on genetically modified foods.
Zoellick's membership of the Precursor investment research group is a clue as to why the private investment emphasis is always pre-eminent in these deals, invariably to the detriment of the public interest.
www.dissidentvoice.org /Articles9/Solo_Zoellick-Trade.htm   (2903 words)

  
 US urges China to use global clout wisely - Boston.com
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick urged China on Tuesday to be a responsible global player, as tensions simmered over nuclear stand-offs with Iran and China's neighbor North Korea.
Zoellick did not raise the six-party talks with reporters, but focused on themes from his speech in September that called on China to treat itself as a key "stakeholder" in international trade and diplomatic relations.
Zoellick urged progress in the China-U.S. Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, a forum the U.S. uses to seek greater access to China's economy, the world's sixth-largest.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2006/01/24/zoellick_to_raise_nuclear_stand_offs_in_china   (626 words)

  
 danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner :: Here's what I hear about Zoellick
Robert Zoellick will be moving from from U.S. trade representative to Deputy Secretary of State.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick was nominated to the No. 2 post in the State Department as a replacement for Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage.
Zoellick is "a sensible choice,'' said Harlan Ullman, who taught Powell at the National War College and now serves as an adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington-based policy group.
www.danieldrezner.com /archives/001817.html   (1810 words)

  
 Robert Zoellick - The Huffington Post
The World Bank's board of directors announced that Robert Zoellick, the newly appointed bank president, has been the only nominated candidate for the presidency of the bank.
WASHINGTON - Robert Zoellick, the sole candidate for the presidency of the World Bank, was interviewed Wednesday by the development lender's executive board, a bank official told AFP.
Robert Zoellick, a vice chairman at Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs and a former U.S. trade representative, was tapped by President...
www.huffingtonpost.com /people/Robert+Zoellick   (1266 words)

  
 Politics & Policy | U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick to Assess HIV/AIDS Impact in Botswana as Part of a Tour ...
Zoellick today will leave Kenya, the first stop on his three-nation tour, and head to South Africa, where he will meet with members of the Southern African Development Community on Saturday and with South African Trade and Industry Minister Alec Erwin on Monday.
The goals of Zoellick's visit to sub-Saharan Africa are to encourage trade between the United States and the region, to further "common objectives" in the World Trade Organization and to explore the possibility of a free trade pact with southern Africa (
Researchers at the laboratory -- which is funded in part by the Botswanan government and U.S. drug company Bristol-Myers Squibb and is "one of the largest and most sophisticated" HIV research centers -- conduct epidemiological and laboratory research on the prevention of vertical HIV transmission and the development and testing of HIV treatments and vaccines.
www.kaisernetwork.org /daily_reports/rep_index.cfm?DR_ID=9468   (288 words)

  
 Trade Hypocrisy: The Problem with Robert Zoellick - Global Policy Forum - Social and Economic Policy
Robert Zoellick, the US Trade Representative, is a man with a mission backed by a sense of history.
Zoellick claims that farm policy is one area in which the Bush administration has started to introduce market-based principles.
More importantly, the Zoellick zero-option reflects an approach to the relationship between trade policy and poverty reminiscent of the most crass thinking in the IMF and the World Bank twenty years ago.
www.globalpolicy.org /socecon/ffd/2002/1220hypocrisy.htm   (2776 words)

  
 americas.org - Robert Zoellick visits Nicaragua to pressure political parties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The US Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick visited Nicaragua on October 4 and 5 as part of his diplomatic trip to several countries in Latin America.
While Zoellick's attack was aimed at Aleman, his goal was to unify the right wing to prevent a Sandinista victory in the November 2006 national elections.
Zoellick is the most recent in a long list of US government officials from Secretary of State Colin Powell and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld who have traveled to Nicaragua since last year's Sandinista sweep of municipal elections.
www.americas.org /item_22480   (477 words)

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