South Africa Needs the UAE’s Help to Fight Corruption
The Emirati government should extradite the Gupta brothers. Sheltering them risks damaging its diplomatic and financial reputation.
Oligarchs’ Favorite U.S. Visa Might Not Last
Calls are growing louder to fix the “golden visa” program that has flooded the United States with dubious foreign money.
Zuma’s Arrest Is a Victory for the Rule of Law in South Africa
By imprisoning a former president, the country has set an example for constitutional democracies across the world.
Biden’s Dangerous Corruption Obsession
Rooting out graft may be good politics at home, but it won’t fix Latin America’s socioeconomic woes.
Biden Jump-Starts Fight Against Kleptocracy
New memorandum puts anti-corruption efforts at the heart of national security strategy.
The U.S. Midwest Is Foreign Oligarchs’ New Playground
Forget Manhattan or Monaco; it’s cities like Cleveland that are now attracting ill-gotten money from abroad.
Nigeria Is a Failed State
The first step to restoring stability and security is recognizing that the government has lost control.
The Republic of Congo Is a ‘Dark Debt’ Pioneer
The African nation’s leaders have developed new public financing schemes that generate vast amounts of money—and mostly benefit themselves.
How Corruption Derails Development in Malawi
Promises of good governance haven’t stopped officials from raiding the public purse in one of the world’s poorest countries.
U.S. Tax Policy Can Help Africa’s Fight Against Illicit Financial Flows
The Biden administration can stop multinational companies, criminals, and kleptocrats from siphoning off Africa’s wealth.
The Downfall of an Angolan Dynasty
The crumbling of the dos Santos family empire reveals how Western companies allegedly enabled corruption in Africa.
Nigeria’s President Should Resign
Muhammadu Buhari has failed to provide the security and stability he promised.
Congress Can Do Better to Fight Weaponized Corruption
An understaffed agency vital to U.S. security desperately needs a bigger budget.
U.S. Lawyers Are Foreign Kleptocrats’ Best Friends
How the United States’ legal community became global oligarchs’ most useful enablers.
Biden Can Engage Southeast Asia Without Compromising U.S. Values
To counter China in the region, the United States should fight corruption and abuses while increasing investment and security cooperation.
Ukraine’s Debt Problem Spells Trouble
If the government continues to pile up debt without necessary reforms, it will set its economy on the road to ruin.
Is Jacob Zuma Headed for Jail?
South Africa’s former president failed to show up at a corruption inquiry. The country’s Constitutional Court is now deciding whether he should be arrested.
Report: Corruption in U.S. at Worst Levels in Almost a Decade
Corruption runs rampant in most countries, and that has big impacts on things like health care.