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Why Strauss-Kahn, Head of the IMF, had to be eliminated. He had even predicted he would be 'set-up

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posted on Jul, 1 2011 @ 11:28 PM
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We were right on this one -- a set up.

That chart is an eye-opener. Thanks for the sources. I bookmarked them for later reading. I suspect I will learn a thing or two.




posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 02:50 PM
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They were using her up to get at him. He resigned, putting American John Lipsky in charge at a key time before the G8 summit and talks around the Greek and Irish bailouts. She (the accuser) was likely just a pawn.


The decisions made by John Lipsky as interim Managing Director were KEY in pushing specific agendas that seem to represent the interests of the VERY same people who are trying to collapse the world economy. My own speculation is these are people who want to desperately keep the US Dollar relevant.

They understand that instability in other foreign markets takes pressure off the US dollar, and will keep it's dominance in the market around for a few more years before the inevitable creation of a new world currency.


IMF leadership role Lipsky's unplanned accession at the IMF led quickly to his immersion in addressing the European and Greek sovereign debt crises, a high-profile role his predecessor had been playing.

At the 37th G8 summit held on 26-27 May 2011 in Deauville, France, Lipsky had to overcome Germany's reluctance to fund another round of bailouts for Greece. He did so by threatening to withhold IMF disbursements, an action that would precipitate a Greek default -- an option none was ready to accept at that point.[15] In the "bitter infighting,"

Lipsky was characterized in The Guardian as "less silky, much blunter" than Strauss-Kahn


So Strauss Kahn was coerced to step down as managing director in time for an American to step in and force europe (germany, mainly) to accept another bailout of the Greek economy. If Germany didn't accept the terms, Lipsky would cause Greece to default, collapsing the European economy.

Hardline IMF forced Germany to guarantee Greek bailout Acting IMF chief threatened to trigger sovereign default if Berlin failed to come to rescue of Greece



Germany was forced to agree to bail out Greece for the second time in a year under strong pressure from the International Monetary Fund following the resignation last month of its head, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the Guardian has learned. Under its acting chief, the American John Lipsky, the IMF has taken a more hardline stance.

The fund warned the Germans in recent weeks that it would withhold urgently needed funds and trigger a Greek sovereign default unless Berlin stopped delaying and pledged firmly that it would come to Greece's rescue. Senior officials and diplomats in Brussels confirmed that the IMF threat to pull the plug on its funding, in stark contrast to the more emollient line of Strauss-Kahn, had been defused because of a German climbdown.


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Privately, sources said that Lipsky challenged the Germans on the fringes of a G8 summit in France almost three weeks ago, and demanded that Berlin guarantee Greece's borrowing requirements and put a figure on the pledge. The IMF ultimatum came a week after Strauss-Kahn, a former French presidential contender, resigned as IMF chief following his New York arrest on charges he denies of attempted rape and sexual assault of a hotel chambermaid.

Berlin blinked, according to participants in the negotiations, and 10 days after the IMF challenge, the Merkel government admitted for the first time that Greece would need a new bailout. But it stoked further controversy by demanding that Greece's private creditors take losses on their loans.


www.guardian.co.uk...

How Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest in New York worsened Europe's woe Bitter infighting over Greek bailout has intensified without former IMF chief at the helm



John Lipsky profile John Lipsky smiles and jokes easily in private meetings and in front of the cameras, but as an economist he raises few laughs, especially in Greece.

The 64-year-old interim boss of the International Monetary Fund is closely aligned with the Chicago school of economists whose adherence to free and unregulated markets in the 90s is largely blamed for the financial crisis. In the 1990s, as chief economist at first Salomon Brothers and then JP Morgan, he rode the stock market boom and lectured countries on fiscal rectitude.

He has made clear he is very different from his predecessor, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who voiced concerns about the lack of jobs created by western governments and the potential for social unrest. In all his public pronouncements, Lipksy has read the IMF rulebook about cutting public spending to meet debt obligations.





www.guardian.co.uk...

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posted on Jul, 2 2011 @ 06:30 PM
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German opposition to Greek debt bailout gathers pace • Left and right unite to condemn Greece's 'blank cheque' rescue • Election in Germany's NRW state inflames opposition to bailout Monday 26 April 2010 13.53 BST

Note the date of the headline. It seems that right before DSK's arrest, the German's were getting a bit edgy about another Greek bailout. Yes, Merkel was likely just playing politics by pretending she wouldn't go along with the bailout, but it's interesting to see these articles about Germany's hesitancy to fund another bailout RIGHT before DSK's arrest.

www.guardian.co.uk...

Here's another referring to the meeting he was one his way to attend when he was arrested at JFK:

www.guardian.co.uk...




Strauss-Kahn will be accompanied at today's crucial meeting by the president of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet. Together they will try to persuade reluctant German politicians that aid to Greece is a necessity, not a friendly gesture. The outcome of the meeting is being keenly awaited by political and financial observers.


Were the Americans worried that DSK wasn't going to be 'persuasive' enough? Was Lipsky the preferred negotiator/messenger of the necessity of the bailout?

How would the collapse of the Eurozone harm or benefit the US Dollar? Would Germany ACTUALLY consider not funding another bailout? Would Strauss Kahn have been more lenient towards what SORT of austerity measures the plan might entail?
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posted on Jul, 3 2011 @ 02:02 PM
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turns out it might be a conspiracy. a conspiracy of one.

allegedley, in a taped call to her jailbird friend, the accuser told him "I'm fine, and the guy is rich"



posted on Jul, 3 2011 @ 03:16 PM
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Originally posted by syrinx high priest
turns out it might be a conspiracy. a conspiracy of one.

allegedley, in a taped call to her jailbird friend, the accuser told him "I'm fine, and the guy is rich"


Firstly, a 'conspiracy of one' is not a conspiracy, by definition.

secondly, if you think this woman acted alone, then i have a bridge... blah blah blah.

a powerful man in a powerful position is not taken down by a gold digger. she is a pawn, being used by people much higher up than she. The same media, the same Prosecutors who claimed her case was 'airtight' are now throwing her and her 'testimony' under the bus. that should be a big red flag for any critical thinker.
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posted on Jul, 3 2011 @ 03:41 PM
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The same media, the same Prosecutors who claimed her case was 'airtight' are now throwing her and her 'testimony' under the bus. that should be a big red flag for any critical thinker.


I agree celebrities getting into situations like this is quite common, usually you would expect hard rape kit evidence like blood under fingernails before the authorities got involved. My first gut reaction was that after 911 the NYPD would not want to lend their name to any MSM games. Too much trust in law enforcement authority on my part, shame on me.



posted on Jul, 7 2011 @ 08:38 PM
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Thanks to The blaze for dredging this image up:

Kinda makes one wonder just how well known his alleged lecherousness was.





posted on Jul, 7 2011 @ 09:53 PM
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Now it makes sense..

It seems from that photo that Strauss-Kahn was hitting on Mrs. Obama...
Flirt with the president's woman - expect to be accused of an alleged crime..

Seriously..Pres. Obama looks noticably annoyed by Strauss-Kahn
Look at his facial expression and his subtle hand gesture for Strauss-Kahn to back off..

Interesting..

Edit:
I could be taking this out of context since I do not know the background of this photo.
Either way, it does demonstrate some contact between them and that alone is significant.

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posted on Jul, 7 2011 @ 10:00 PM
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Originally posted by matito


Edit:
I could be taking this out of context since I do not know the background of this photo.
Either way, it does demonstrate some contact between them and that alone is significant.

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Im not sure if the POTUS standing for a photo op with the managing Director of the IMF is really all that out of the ordinary. Of course there is a connection, the IMF is basically an American Organization at its inception.

Are you suggesting Obama set DSK up because he tried to feel up the FLOTUS?



posted on Jul, 7 2011 @ 10:28 PM
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yes but he also tried to have sex with the maid, and also another french woman is coming forward. Eliot spitzer does not deny he had sex with hookers...

So yes the information was released maybe because they fought the system. But the stupid sexual mistakes they did still stand.

Only a Moron would pay a hooker with his credit card.



posted on Jul, 7 2011 @ 11:24 PM
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I'm not sure if the POTUS standing for a photo op with the managing Director of the IMF is really all that out of the ordinary.

I agree. What I find unusual is the speed of which he was arrested without the officers "checking" with the "higher ups". It's not very often we see someone in such a significant role, snatched off a plane and arrested for allegations that turn out to be suspicious. This all happened in a matter of hours. Something is just not right with the whole story.


Are you suggesting Obama set DSK up because he tried to feel up the FLOTUS?

Yes.. yet that is just a theory I'm working on. I'm in the process of searching for some photos with Strauss-Kahn actually feeling up the FLOTUS.



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posted on Jul, 16 2011 @ 07:15 PM
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Selection of IMF head reflects changes to world pattern



Third, China should further its efforts to add the yuan into the basket of currencies that makes up the IMF's Special Drawing Rights. SDRs are international reserve assets the IMF allocates to member states, which the organization also uses as a unit of account. Currently, the SDR basket currencies include the U.S. dollar, euro, Japanese yen and British pound sterling.

The internationalization of the yuan can increase China's influence in the international economic system. If the yuan is included in the SDR basket, one of the many benefits for China is that the yuan will become the world's reserve currency and a means of payment in international trade. Furthermore, the inclusion of a stable yuan will make the value of SDRs more stable, and thus serve the interests of the IMF. Overall, the inclusion of the yuan in the SDR basket will be a win-win situation for both China and the IMF.

Lagarde will serve a five-year term as the IMF's new managing director. Overall, the IMF leadership selection has not only reflected the ebb and flow of different nations as well as new changes in the international economic situation and structure, but also brought China and other emerging and developing countries the opportunity to expand participation in the reform of the global financial system. It is hoped that the IMF can make satisfying progress by the time the 12th managing director of the organization is elected five years later.


www.chinadaily.com.cn...



posted on Jul, 27 2011 @ 01:50 PM
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Aoens, now that her own PROSECUTION (the ones who called her case 'airtight') are throwing her credibility and testimony under the bus, are you now willing to admit that her claims are at least a tiny bit suspicious?

Or do you still cling to the notion that ANY TIME a woman claims a powerful man raped jher, no matter hw fishy or convenient the claim, that she is telling the truth?



posted on Jul, 30 2011 @ 12:39 PM
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Saw a great documentary from CBC last night called 'Meltdown" (part 4; "After the Fall") about the global financial crash. It had some interesting interviews from Strauss-Kahn about how he thought there needed to be stronger international regulations and regulatory agencies to ensure that international banks dont play countries off of each other. This interview was done right before his arrest and the following smear campaign and forced resignation.

So chalk that up as yet ONE MORE REASON why powerful institutions stood to gain by DSK being forced out of his position at the IMF.

www.cbc.ca...



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