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Regular readers of Lawyers, Guns and Money will know that I’ve long argued that progressivism must be internationalist in orientation. Among other reasons, contemporary kleptocracy and oligarchy is transnational character. Global economic order—especially when it comes to capital mobility and offshoring—nurtures kleptocrats and oligarchs while spreading the rot of their corruption across borders. Large sums […]

The Kleptocrats!

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On September 6, 2019

The consequences of the Trump administration have been both depressing and predictable. The only uncertainty: the scope and speed of the cruelty inflicted on the vulnerable and the ultimate extent of

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Given recent developments in Trumpland, I decided to interview my friend and sometimes collaborator, Alex Cooley, for an episode of Foreign Entanglements. We discuss matters related to his recent co-authored book, Dictators without Borders: Power and Money and Central Asia. These shed light on Trump’s business dealings, Trump-Russia connections, and some of the concerns that experts have about […]
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