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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - Agustín Carstens
With the Obama administration offering a last-minute endorsement, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Tuesday became the first woman to lead the International Monetary Fund.
Mexican central banker Agustin Carstens said Monday that the next leader of the International Monetary Fund should not be European because those nations are borrowing heavily from the lending organization.
Mexican central bank chief Agustin Carstens told IMF chief Christine Lagarde that Mexico, which will hold the Group of 20's chairman post next year, views efforts to help resolve the European crisis as "one of the major tasks" it intends to tackle.
"If we want to have an open and unbiased process, we need to present candidates," he said. "If we don't start at some point we will never get there."