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The US and the International Institutions

According to Ngaire Woods, international organizations such as the IMF and the World Bank were created primarily to support and enforce policy that is in the United States’ best interest. Woods also asserts that the US involvement with these institutions is a strategy to impose US foreign policy without being conspicuous and offensive to the rest of the world (Woods, 2003). There are several components of why the US is exceedingly influential in these institutions. Woods described four different direct and indirect approaches by the US which are: core budget, use of resources, staffing and management, and finally representation and deliberative functions.

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November 8, 2004 Posted by | Papers | Leave a comment