With protests carrying on for a second straight week, Nick Raffey looks into what sparked the anti-corruption demonstrations throughout Russia.
Juthika Hasan discusses the recent impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and its implications for political tensions in Asia.
This is the second in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Latin America. The bid for the construction of the 2016 Olympic Village and over US $10 billion in other contracts were won by Brazil’s top engineering firm, […]
This is the first in a two-part series exploring corruption in the politics of Latin America. This article touches on the depth of recent corruption scandals in Brazil. Part 2 will address the far-reaching effects of those scandals throughout the region. In December 2016, 15,000 people marched the streets in Sao Paulo to fight […]
Even before it joined the EU, Romania was one of the most corrupt countries in Europe. Now that Russian aggression is a major threat, Romania is seen as a very strategic ally. However, seeing how it is currently ruling under an interim government, the question remains: how much can Romania be seen credibly when it still has not solved its corruption problems?