The cross-border nature of financial fraud has heightened the need for partnerships between regulators and prosecutors in different countries.
On the latest Foreign Entanglements, Colin Snider and I talked Brazil and Venezuela: The Brazilian scandals that won’t go away 5:48 It’s corruption, all the way down! 5:58 The chances that Brazil will be hit by a populist wave 3:07 Venezuela’s downward spiral 6:53 Will there be a military coup in Venezuela? 2:45 Why Latin […]
While the first half of the hard-hitting conversation with acclaimed director Oliver Stone focused largely on foreign policy, Part 2 of the “Scheer Intelligence” interview centers on the transformation of the American economy. Stone,...Show More Summary
Feds pursue settlement of record-setting corruption case that seeks $1 billion in assets
Creating jobs, ending corruption and boosting stubbornly low birthrates should be high on a to-do list for South Korea's next president after a campaign mostly dominated by security and foreign … Click to Continue »
China plans to launch its own online encyclopaedia next year, hoping to build a "cultural Great Wall" that can rival Wikipedia as a go-to information source for Chinese Internet users who Beijing fears are being corrupted by foreign influences.
Israel's hawkish former defense minister is attacking the government as corrupt and extreme — pledging to challenge it in the next election. Moshe Yaalon told foreign reporters on Wednesday that … Click to Continue »
Foreign aid is a drain on taxpayers and only serves to entrench corrupt bureaucrats and regimes. It's time to get rid of it entirely.
China's foreign ministry says Interpol has issued a "red notice" seeking the arrest of Guo Wengui, a Chinese billionaire who has threatened to disclose corruption at the highest levels of … Click to Continue »
Ms. Haley, the American envoy to the United Nations, said the U.S. would never close its doors to foreigners fleeing persecution, even as she defended the Trump administration’s travel ban.
Between the still-hidden tax returns, the promotion of Trump products and businesses, and the push to use his status as nominee to push deals in foreign nations, everyone paying even the slightest bit of attention during the campaign could predict that Donald Trump would be, if voted into office, the crookedest president ever. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON – Imagine a foreign potentate who uses his official position to promote his private businesses. Who makes face time with visiting dignitaries a perk for his paying customers. Whose top aide urges the citizenry to embrace products sold by the sovereign’s daughter. For two months now, Americans have not had to imagine any of this. Show More Summary
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's president met Sunday with dozens of ambassadors from countries that import Brazilian meat, seeking to minimize damage from a corruption probe that alleges meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat on the market.
Brazil's president has met with dozens of ambassadors from countries that import Brazilian meat to reassure them after a corruption investigation charged that meatpackers bribed inspectors to keep rotten meat … Click to Continue »
BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer, confronting a corruption scandal tarnishing Brazil's lucrative meat industry, met on Sunday with executives and foreign diplomats to assuage health concerns tarnishing a sector responsible for $12 billion in annual exports.
Brasília (AFP) - President Michel Temer was to hold crisis talks Sunday with his cabinet and foreign ambassadors over allegations that corrupt Brazilian producers have been selling rotten meat around the world for years. The revelation...Show More Summary
Donald Trump built his presidential campaign around two ideas: 1) a corrupt financial establishment had swindled the middle class, and 2) immigrants and foreigners are dangerous. Some combination of these two sentiments has fueled every American populist movement dating back to President Andrew Jackson. Show More Summary
The Romanian government’s overt attempt to curtail anti-corruption and use its powers to protect its own ranks – while not unexpected – sends negative signals to foreign partners and investors.
JOEL KOTKIN: Trump Ends A Corrupt World Order. In comparison with Barack Obama, who was well regarded in the foreign media, Donald Trump does not come off as a good guy. He is also clearly redefining the country’s identity and global focus. The first American president since the 1920s to walk away from a role […]
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Speaker Paul Ryan, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise meet with reporters on Capitol Hill. U.S. foreign policy has long sought to advance democracy around the...Show More Summary