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U.S. Pays $50 Mil for Luxury Cars, Weapons, Booze to Mentor Afghan Intel Officers, from Judicial Watch

Afghanistan has been a long-running welfare program for the military, the intelligence agencies, and their contractors. From Judicial Watch (an organization to which SLL donates) at judicialwatch.org: 294 more words

Military

A Different Kind of Border Wall

To slow mass migration, stop the illicit capital flight from poor to rich countries.

An asset manager called ____ Capital recently sent out this email seeking referrals: 1,806 more words

Demography

Great Moments in State Government

When I write about the actions of state governments, it’s usually to highlight a specific bad policy. As you can imagine, states like California… 1,364 more words

Corruption

Is Hungary a "Stabilitocracy"?

A report by the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group coined the term “stabilitocracy” to describe Balkan states where Western countries ignore local autocrats’ anti-democratic practices as long as they keep the peace. 659 more words

Commentary

7 Issues Hungary and the Balkans Now Have in Common

The Crisis of Democracy in the Western Balkans. Authoritarianism and EU Stabilitocracy report by the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group describes the political situation on the Balkans as increasingly authoritarian – partly due to a mistaken approach by the EU. 742 more words

Commentary

S.African MPs await ruling on Zuma vote

AFP

© AFP/File | South African President and ANC leader Jacob Zuma has been accused of corruption amid public anger at alleged cronyism in his government… 453 more words

Is Trump Winning? by Robert Gore

Mainstream analysis has been wrong for so long, why start believing it now?

SLL has run a series of articles (“Plot Holes,” “ 1,281 more words

Foreign Policy