Fox Hunt

Kleptocracy Daily – June 27, 2016

The UK’s referendum decision to leave the EU has delighted its enemies. The Kremlin in particular has many reasons to celebrate, including a weakened NATO. Though formal Sino-Russian relations have always been strained, Beijing is boosting its influence in the Kremlin with sweet deals for Putin’s cronies. Putin announced closer ties between the two countries’…

Kleptocracy Daily – June 20, 2016

Donald Trump’s longstanding business ties to Putin’s kleptocracy continue to raise questions about his proposed foreign policy. The capture of Zhang Jianping, a corruption suspect, provides some fascinating insights into China’s “Operation Fox Hunt.” The leader of a village known for anti-corruption protests has been arrested for allegedly accepting bribes. After Russia becomes the first country in Olympic history to…