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On August 17, 2021
Scott’s post about the so-called “Afghanistan Papers” provides a good excuse to remind everyone that the recriminations, deflections, and finger-pointing are just getting started. It’s important to keep that mind when evaluating reporting based on leaked documents or confidential sources. These are part of a larger struggle – among agencies, officials, politicians, and contractors – […]
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My partner – who has a Masters in Russia-Eurasia Studies and extensive work experience in the Former Soviet Union – announced this morning that she’s not reading anything else about the Manfort pardon because it’s making her nauseous. Frank Foer, who spent the last few years doing very strong reporting on Manafort, provides a good […]
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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 […]
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