"Among the forces behind the IMF is the US Department of the Treasury " the United States

"Among the forces behind the IMF is the U.S. Department of the Treasury–the United States is the only shareholder at the IMF with the power of the veto–and we know what it responds to: Wall Street and the international financial community."

Source: Bocagrande, Gabriela. "Mistakes Were Made-the Architects of Globalization." Review of Globalization and its Discontents, by Joseph Stiglitz, The Texas Observer, January 17, 2003. http://www.texasobserver.org/1230-mistakes-were-made-the-architects-of-g...