Vast inflows of donor cash, intended to bring about reconstruction, may instead have added significantly to Afghanistan’s corruption problems.
The outgoing prime minister Najib Razak is already plotting right now to divide his opponents — and thereby escape justice.
The IMF finally realizes that assigning priority to anti-corruption is not a choice but a necessity. It is now deemed a “macro-critical” issue.
There must be a new urgency to ensuring that people everywhere understand the horrors of the past and the dangers of today’s authoritarian trends.
South Korea’s and Brazil’s former Presidents are being jailed for corruption. South Africa’s ex-leader appears to be next.
Not a single Congressional Committee is looking into the abuse and utter mockery that is being made of official U.S. government ethics rules.
Corruption and the lack of the rule of law is a fundamental cause of the Afghan debacle.
President Trump’s proposed budget highlights the increasing White House determination to find military solutions to the world’s ills.
Those at the top of Wall Street finance know that what they do may be wrong – but not necessarily illegal. And so they carry on, under the “watchful” eye of US authorities.
At the end of Trump’s first year in office, the U.S. faces graver challenges than in many generations.