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.
Decent nations appear helpless against the spread of corruption. Their own elites keep promoting the racket.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to sell shares in state-owned oil giant Aramco to fund the grandiose reinvention of Saudi Arabia.
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is determined to go after Washington’s dark money pools.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is playing the corruption card to strengthen his control over the country.
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.