Who is he: Robert Zoellick became the 11th President of the World Bank when he replaced Paul Wolfowitz on July 1, 2007. Prior to this, Zoellick was a managing director of Goldman Sachs and a Deputy Secretary of State. Both are controlled positions and organizations established to increase the profits and control of these powerful elites, and Zoellick's move can be seen as an example of how the Anglo-American power elite administrators move effortlessly between private and public positions.
Background: Robert Bruce Zoellick was born on July 25, 1953 in Naperville, Illinois and raised as a German Lutheran. Zoellick graduated from Naperville Central High School in 1971 and from Swarthmore College with a history major in 1975. Following this, Zoellick earned a JD magna cum laude from Harvard Law School as well as a Master of Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government in 1981.
After law school, Zoellick first worked as a law clerk on the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and then at the US Treasury Department until 1988. Zoellick then worked with Secretary of State Baker in the George H.W. Bush administration as Under Secretary of State for Economic and Agricultural Affairs.
In 1992 Zoellick was made White House Deputy Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President. Also in that year Zoellick, who is of German background, was working for the President in German reunification following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of communism. For his efforts Zoellick received the prestigious Knight Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit, presented by the Federal Republic of Germany.
Zoellick worked as Executive Vice President of Fannie Mae from 1993 to 1997, as a professor at the US Naval Academy and became a Senior International Advisor to Goldman Sachs. In addition, Zoellick served on several advisory boards including Enron, as a director of the Aspen Institute's Strategy Group and was a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). In 2007, he was nominated by George W. Bush to become president of the World Bank.
In 1998, Zoellick joined with a number of fellow functionaries of the Anglo-American Axis by sending a letter to then President Clinton drafted by another Anglosphere front organization, Project for the New American Century, calling for "removing Saddam Hussein's regime from power." The signers are a who's who of the elites and neocon advisors that have hijacked American foreign policy. They include Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle, Elliott Abrams, Zalmay Khalilzad, John Bolton, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Armitage and Bill Kristol.
Robert Zoellick is just another typical example of a bought and paid for expert and administrative elite for those few wealthy families who rule over most of the world and who strive for one world global governance.
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