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Posts Tagged: Afghanistan
The countries of the developed North/West played two roles in instigating corruption in the developing South/East. First, they acted as the suppliers of corruption. This comes from multinational companies looking for business opportunities for their products in developing countries.… Continue Reading
Eighteen senior government officials from Afghanistan will receive anti-corruption training in Singapore through an international aid package.
A report last week by Channel News Asia said the week-long training program is part of a $1 million technical assistance package that Singapore pledged at the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan.… Continue Reading
Corruption in Afghanistan is back in the news — even if our 100,000 troops serving there are not.
Last month, the U.S. government suspended an auditing team from Deloitte who didn’t flag massive corruption at Kabul Bank before it nearly failed last fall.… Continue Reading
Will disclosures by Wikileaks ever lead to prosecutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act?
Maybe. The whistleblower site said this week that among the classified U.S. diplomatic cables it plans to publish soon will be some alleging corruption in foreign governments.… Continue Reading