Nobody should underrate the role played by corruption and the Samsung Group in the sudden moves in both Koreas.
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.
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.
Post-Mao term limits became important when China’s presidency took on the country’s lead role, but Xi Jinping is ending them.
Corruption and the lack of the rule of law is a fundamental cause of the Afghan debacle.
Putin rules like a Czar, deeply conservative, fearful of unrest, placing stability above all else.
South Africa’s clean government activists have prevailed against the former president, but it will take time to undo his damage.
President Trump’s proposed budget highlights the increasing White House determination to find military solutions to the world’s ills.