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IMF Leader Arrested After Alleged Sex Attack

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posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:01 PM
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Here's a little more insight from CNN:

"In the past several months, for instance, the IMF head has weighed in on recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa and a multi-billion-dollar bailout for Ireland's government. Last fall, Strauss-Kahn also put his weight behind proposed changes to the IMF itself. He said that officials at a G20 summit agreed on reforms aimed at giving developing nations a stronger voice within the institution. "

www.cnn.com...




posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:06 PM
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Not necessarily.

Its very poor logic. You dont always rise to a high position just because you are "smart." Sometimes, you rise to a high position because you are a ruthless SOB who will use and trample on anyone who gets in your way and you also happen to be smart.

Smart alone doesnt take you very far. You have to desire power, and be willing to use it. Both characteristics that could very well make you a rapist.

But, that said, it is also a possibility that he is being framed, and I dont want to take away from that. Im just pointing out that your analysis is incomplete and a little skewed and starry eyed.

There are lots of very dysfunctional people in positions of power.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:07 PM
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Hi might, we cant forget Elliot Spitzer.
Just saying.

He was caught red handed.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:12 PM
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Hi Friend,

I was just putting a thought forward, there's no need to be harsh.

Indeed, this may be a case of looks like a duck, quacks like a duck....

Here's some more background from Reuters:

"In October 2008, Strauss-Kahn apologized for "an error of judgment" in an affair with a subordinate, but denied he had abused his position. Strauss-Kahn apologized to employees, the woman he had the affair with, Piroska Nagy, and his wife, French television personality Anne Sinclair, for the trouble it had caused."

www.reuters.com...



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:30 PM
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I didnt mean to sound harsh. I tend to state things rather bluntly.

But very good find on the new info.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:38 PM
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Thanks Friend


It seems to be one of the top stories throughout the MSM but there doesn't seem to be much interest here.

Perhaps when our friends in Europe wake up there will be more input.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:42 PM
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More on that,


Investigators are examining claims that Strauss-Kahn either removed his lover from the IMF because her position within the organisation might embarrass him, or else sacked her as an act of retribution when she refused to continue their relationship.

They are also investigating claims that Miss Nagy's severance package was excessive for a person of her position.

Sources said members who had knowledge of the allegations might have been able to use that information in policy and funding disputes with their boss.


Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk...

And from the same article, also this,


Strauss-Kahn had a high-flying political career during which, as finance minister from 1997-99, he was credited for the economic revival of France.

He was then forced to resign from Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin's government after he was caught up in a corruption scandal.

Despite clearing his name, he failed to win the Socialist Party's nomination for the 2005 presidential election.


More here.

www.nytimes.com...

He was cleared of the charges, but they had nothing to do with sex. Just allegations of being paid for work he didnt do, and backdating contracts to justify it.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:45 PM
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Maybe he was a victim of his own economic hitmen?



Whatever this is, it's fascinating and it's bound to have unforeseen ramifications.

www.washingtonpost.com...



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:49 PM
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With his tainted past his guilt is entirely plausible, but it also makes him an easy target....

It will be very interesting to see how this plays out.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:52 PM
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It's a good point. His past and proclivities had to be known prior to his tenure. No one is going to convince me that the IMF Chief isn't vetted to a pretty intense degree.

So it bears asking, did he suddenly become inconvenient to the Super Class, much like Spitzer? Or just reckless?



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:58 PM
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It could totally go either way, really. What would help us is to find out what he was slated to be doing soon. Was he trying to pass something unpopular with powerful people?

Had he recently shut down someone powerful?

Usually though, false sex assault allegations fall apart pretty quickly. Especially when they are not the victims own plot. Look at Assange. Everyone knows he is being set up, because the girls have said so (more or less) at various junctures. I know I would be highly reluctant to hire a maid to make false accusations about some guy. How are you going to control her if he offers her money to turn on you? Or if she just trips herself up?



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 09:58 PM
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That video presents the idea really clearly.

Everyone should watch it!

Thanks for contributing it to this thread.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:01 PM
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Here's what he was slated to be doing in the immediate future:

"He is due to attend a meeting of European Union finance ministers in Brussels on Monday to discuss the bailouts of Portugal and Greece."

www.bbc.co.uk...



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:08 PM
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That's the thing, if you're in a position in which you have a great deal to lose and you choose to be reckless are you really going to target a hotel maid?

It seems a little odd.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:08 PM
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It may well be a real incident and the guy is a total perv and monster. He probably has been all along, only this time it's not being "handled".

Just spit-balling.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:10 PM
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Kudos.... the video clip is spot on!!



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:19 PM
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Not a big surprise from those UN leaders.

It's not the first time the UN goons are caught into sex crimes. When it's not themselves directly involved, UN troops are raping women in Africa, doing slave trade, etc...

The UN, like 99% of governments in the world, is run by sickos who, already fed up with power, search new ``thrills`` to feel alive... rape, killings, torture is their new drug.

Billionaire? Owns sex slaves? Pedophile? That'll be 13 months in a for rich guys jail

There's dozen of other sex with minors/rape/drugs/slave scandals in the UN and in European government. It's just what power does.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:27 PM
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Those are some pretty broad strokes but you're probably right.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:28 PM
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I'll reserve judgement until we get some more facts. It's not defending the guy(or the IMF or the Socialist Party of France) to point out there are likely layers of issues surrounding the validity of the many claims that will arise from this.



posted on May, 14 2011 @ 10:36 PM
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It will be interesting to see how much longevity this story has. Some people have probably never even heard of the IMF.

Do you remember the story of John Wheeler, a high level military expert whose body was found in an NYC garbage truck? That story was incredible and even it didn't have much longevity.



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