From the monthly archives: January 2019

The WPF has been honored to have Jim Shannon as a WPF Board Member since 1995. His term will finish in early 2019, and we thank him for his insights and commitment over the years.

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The WPF has been honored to have Tom O’Reilly as a WPF Board Member since 1998. His term will finish in early 2019, and we thank him for his insights and commitment over the years.

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The WPF has been honored to have Philip Khoury as a WPF Board Member since 1999. His term will finish in early 2019, and we thank him for his insights and commitment over the years.

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In this short video [8:21 minutes], Andrew Feinstein, our colleague from Corruption Watch UK,  discusses his role revealing massive corruption in a South African arms deal from the late 1990s. At the time, he was an ANC member of Parliament on a committee charged with oversight of the deal. Feinstein describes how the corruption […]

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The diversion (a.k.a. stealing, manipulation) of food aid by the Houthis in Yemen is suddenly getting a lot of press. The detailed investigation by the Associated Press documents abuses on both sides, but most press coverage (ex: The Guardian) has focused on the allegations against the Houthis. The World Food Programme alleges that all […]

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President Omar Hassan al Bashir has been in power for 29½ years. The median age of Sudanese citizens is nineteen years: well over half of the Sudanese have known no other leader. Only the small percentage of Sudanese aged over fifty were able to vote in an election in which Bashir was not the leading […]

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