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China: Did the U.S. frame the IMF leader?

It wouldn’t have been difficult for the CIA to learn of the IMF leader’s weakness for women, nor to arrange for a prostitute to visit his hotel room, said Gao Chong and Yu Miao in Huanqiu.

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The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn looks suspiciously like “revenge,” said Gao Chong and Yu Miao. The International Monetary Fund director, arrested last month in New York on charges of sexually assaulting a hotel maid, had recently angered the U.S. government with a prediction that China would overtake the U.S. in GDP in just five years. “Such a declaration was undoubtedly a blow to the United States.” Economists there feared that the news would harm the stability of the U.S. dollar. So it is “fairly safe to infer that throwing DSK—a man who dared speak the truth—into prison was an attempt to keep his mouth shut.”

It wouldn’t have been difficult for the CIA to learn of the IMF leader’s weakness for women, nor to arrange for a prostitute to visit his hotel room. We all know that New York is a place of rampant prostitution. Now that DSK’s image has been “fatally ruined by this smear” of rape, any IMF forecasts made during his tenure “will also be looked on with suspicion.” And as an added benefit, this critic of the U.S. now has no chance of becoming the next French president. It was an extremely “well-planned conspiracy, instigated by the U.S. government and president.”

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