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Beleaguered Strauss-Kahn fights back with loan initiative

Days after he was cleared of abuse of power, International Monetary Fund director general Dominique Strauss-Kahn fought back with the launch of a new short-term loan to help countries hit by the financial crisis.

1st November, 2008

Days after he was cleared of abuse of power, International Monetary Fund director general Dominique Strauss-Kahn fought back with the launch of a new short-term loan to help countries hit by the financial crisis.

With the leaders of 20 key states scheduled to discuss the political response to the credit meltdown in two weeks’ time, he offered to become the ‘‘architect’’ of a new world financial order.

In an interview with...

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