We are pleased to announce our selections for the best books of the year (and a couple of classics) -- our list of essential reads for 2018 and beyond.

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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 . . .

Three thieves stole Pablo Picasso’s Portrait of Suzanne Bloch from the Sao Paolo Museum of Art. The...

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