Frank Vogl

Frank Vogl is co-founder of Transparency International and author of Waging War on Corruption: Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power. [Washington D.C., United States]

When the Saudis Need Cash

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to sell shares in state-owned oil giant Aramco to fund the grandiose reinvention of Saudi Arabia.

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Russia Connection: Is Trump Having Sleepless Nights?

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is determined to go after Washington’s dark money pools.

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Anti-Corruption: Saudis Use China’s Playbook

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is playing the corruption card to strengthen his control over the country.

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Beyond Harvey Weinstein: Sextortion Around the Globe

Sextortion – the demand for sexual favors by powerful men – is especially prevalent in poor countries. It is the least investigated form of corruption in the world.

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Pakistan: Booting Out Sharif

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif being kicked out of office for corruption is a triumph for transparency and justice.

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Trump’s Woes – But No Fatal Evidence So Far

There is no “smoking gun” yet.

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Brazil: A Fallen Hero and the Start of a New Era?

Lula’s sentence is a signal to all of Latin America that justice can prevail. From Mexico to the tip of Argentina, corruption has pervaded politics for decades. Now is the time to fix it for good.

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Trump’s Systematic Strategy to Abuse Power

Trump tramples on law enforcement in ways commonly associated only with dictatorships.

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The Worst Human Crisis Since World War Two

America turns its back on the world’s starving – will the G20 come to the rescue?

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Trump and Russia: Just Follow the Money

The G7 summit communiqué surprisingly contains a direct and troublesome admonition for US President Donald Trump.

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