Political Corruption: In and beyond the Nation State

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a
Abacha, Sanni 156 , 157
Abdurrahman Wahid 25
Afghanistan 19 , 139 , 166 , 177 , 179 , 180 , 190 , 191
Africa:
African Union 209 ;
AIDS 209 , 210 ;
banking 14 , 52 ;
companies 53 , 59 ;
constitutional law 26 ;
Convention on Corruption 209 ;
foreign aid 12 - 13 , 134 , 209 , 210 ;
judicial weakness/corruption 26 , 53 ;
money laundering 14 , 150 ;
NEPAD 55 -6, 209 -10;
oil/mining revenues 9 , 15 ;
order/disorder 19 , 50 ;
organized crime 23 , 210 ;
privatization 47 , 51 , 53 , 99 ;
rent-seeking 47 , 53 , 100 ;
smuggling 53 , 175 ;
tax evasion 14 ;
transparency lacking 54 ;
US covert operations 11 ;
weak/failing states ix , 50
Agnew, Spiro Theodore 24
Aitken, Max (Lord Beaverbrook) 115
Alatas, Syed Hussein 5
Albania 173
Albright, Madeleine 28
Andreotti, Giulio 18
Angola 15 , 139
anti-corruption policies 33 , 35 , 58 , 59 , 147 , 148 , 153 , 155 , 204 , 205
Aquino, Maria Corazon 60
Argentina 144
armed conflict 19 , 190
Armenia 139 , 165
Armitage, Richard 184
arms trade:
globalization xi , 13 ;
Matrix-Churchill affair 101 , 102 ;
nuclear devices 167 , 192 -5;
Russian Federation 165 , 192 ;
weapons technology 193 , 194 , 195
Asquith, Herbert Henry 112 , 113 , 132
assassinations 172 , 186 , 187 , 197
Australia 43 , 135
Azerbaijan 139 , 165

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Bahamas 178
Baker, James 146
Balfour, Arthur James 113 , 114 , 132
Banfield, E. 38
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) 10 , 141 , 155 , 162
Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) 17 , 138 , 172
banking:
Africa 14 , 52 ;
Basle Statement of Principles (1988) 155 ;
China 84 ;
Fiji 47 ;
Forty Recommendations 150 , 153 -4;
high-corruption states 160 ;
illicit money 137 , 138 ;
Indonesia 14 , 25 , 149 ;
instability 58 ;
international banking 141 -9;
Kenya 47 , 148 ;
laundering see money laundering;
non-reimbursable loans 14 , 52 , 160 ;
offshore havens 157 , 160 -1, 204 ;
organized crime 152 , 160 , 195 ;
Philippines 148 , 154 ;
regulation 14 ;
Russian Federation 8 , 152 , 154 , 192 ;
secrecy 22 , 156 , 161 ;
self-regulation 155 ;
Spain 25 , 27 ;
Switzerland 58 , 156 -7;
tracing of assets 151 , 160 ;
United States 43 , 143 , 157 -8;
Wolfsberg Principles 151
Baston, L. 121 , 124 , 125
Behan, T. 12 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 27 , 29 , 171 , 207
behavioural contagion 37 , 59 , 64
Belarus 192
benefits of corruption:
alleged benefits 29 , 34 , 56 - 61 , 63 ;
corrupt parties 12 ;
modernization 57 ;
regulation 56 ;
rent-seeking 42

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