In this article Joseph Bouchard examines the issues of corruption in Russia’s energy sector exposed by Alexei Navalny, how those issues impact Russia’s influence in the global energy sector, and how resolving them could impact Russia’s future and its relations with the West.
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Political Accounting: Rethinking NATO’s ‘2 percent’ Rule
Is the ‘2 percent’ rule an effective way to measure a member State’s commitment to NATO? Eric Jackson explores how political manipulation in current defence spending misrepresents a nation’s military readiness and suggests a broader definition for security expenditures.
Post-Communist Corruption: A Perpetual Virus
In this special report, Ravdeep Sandal analyzes the impact of post-communist corruption in previous Soviet Republics. The report analyzes forms of corruption, their roots and the importance of democratic transition.
Mountains of Garbage Spark Protests in Lebanon
Garbage crisis in Lebanon gets stinky.