Report: Kenyan Military ‘in Business’ With Al-Shabab

NAIROBI — A new report says Kenya’s military has done a brisk business in sugar and charcoal in Kismayo, Somalia, but the trade has become a key financial lifeline for al-Shabab, the terrorist group it is there to fight.

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Post-Soviet Doping and International Sports’ Corruption Problem

In the latest case of corruption in international sports, a report by the World Anti-Doping Agency accuses Russia of systematically doping its athletes.


Honduras’s Aborted Mission for Political Reform

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Does Ukraine Still Believe in Reform?

As the country votes in local elections, Ukrainians will weigh in on whether they still believe in the promise of a less corrupt tomorrow.


The Maldives in Meltdown

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Smart Privatization Can Save Ukraine

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