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Russian Pressure on Afghan Opiate Trade and Money Laundering Throws Down the Gauntlet to U.S. and Western Europe

With the newly released Financial Action Task Force (FATF, OECD, Paris) report, Financial Flows Linked to the Production and Trafficking of Afghan Opiates, forceful Russian pressure on counternarcotics and financial system complicity in money laundering has now put a challenge … Continue reading

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U.S. Ally in War on Drugs, Russian Anti-Narcotics Head Viktor Ivanov, Banned from the U.S.!

In putting Viktor Ivanov, head of the Russian Federal Drug Control Service (FDCS), on the sanctions list and visa ban, President Obama has taken a step that is going to anger many in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Treasury, … Continue reading

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Rebuilding the Brutish Empire Step by Step

Great Britain is attempting to rebuild its empire, step by step, in the midst of the meltdown of the trans-Atlantic system. Earlier this month while on tour in China, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced that the City of … Continue reading

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