PUBLICATION/ Oct 2019

Corruption as Statecraft: Using Corrupt Practices as Foreign Policy Tools

Corruption is frequently described as a ‘cancer’: a malign force which undermines societal development and security, but one that is amorphous and devoid of deliberate intent. In many contexts, this is an accurate depiction; in others, it does not tell the whole story. This is especially the case where corruption is used, consciously and intentionally, as an instrument of statecraft, to help achieve foreign policy goals.

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Corruption as Statecraft: Using Corrupt Practices as Foreign Policy Tools

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