Dominique Strauss-Kahn's rape charges and the future of the IMF


Photo of Dominique Strauss-Kahn (Image by Wikimedia user Guillaume Paumier (cc:by-sa))

International Monetary Fund chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, may be finished politically. He will also likely be ousted from the IMF, at a time when the organization is instrumental to the European debt crisis. Liz Alderman of the International Herald Tribune explores the economic and political implications of the scandal.

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