FROM THE REPORT
Illicit finance is the lifeblood of many groups and organizations acting directly to the interests of global security. Here, Juan Zarate, a former assistant Treasury Secretary and deputy national security advisor with a special focus on combating illicit finance, unpacks this complex issue — and the knot of risks that surround it.ON THIS DAY IN 2007 . . .
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NATION IN WAITING
President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas caused ripples in the Mideast this week when he revealed an alleged Saudi peace plan that offers the Palestinians less than any ever conceived of. Our deep dive in the Octavian Report with the CFR’s Robert Danin on Abbas and the internal mechanisms of Palestinian politics will shed light on what’s really going on. Read it here.
Ian Bremmer on why our geopolitical recession will continue.read more