By Nate Sibley, KI Communications Manager
How should the U.S. deal with the growing number of regimes that are not only corrupt, but using corruption as their guiding principle of government? It is an increasingly urgent question. From rogue states to terrorism, insurgencies, cyberattacks, and disinformation, it is kleptocracy, or “rule by thieves,” which fuels the salient geopolitical threats of our time. Failure to recognize the true nature of these regimes, let alone our own complicity in their crimes, poses perhaps the single greatest challenge to U.S. national security today.
Since the end of the Cold War, kleptocrats have twisted the processes …read more
Source: Kleptocracy Initiative