The new Italian government seems keen to play blame games – and pursuing economic solutions that have already failed conclusively in the past.
Russia has abundant natural resources, but is also highly dependent on them.
Vast inflows of donor cash, intended to bring about reconstruction, may instead have added significantly to Afghanistan’s corruption problems.
In less than half a century, Serbia morphed from hero to villain. And the country remains an outcast, the stench of Milosevic still in the air.
The outgoing prime minister Najib Razak is already plotting right now to divide his opponents — and thereby escape justice.
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.