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  • Bushco also known as The Kleptocracy and assorted Cling-Ons are properly addressed.

    Firedoglake » Face the Snark

  • Justice Department effort, known as the Kleptocracy Initiative, that began early this year and is aimed at seizing the U.S.-acquired proceeds of suspected corrupt world leaders.

    USATODAY.com News

  • So it is that we arrive at tonight's offering for a detailed look at 'Kleptocracy' and the empire it built …

    Conceptual Guerilla - Central Command in the War of Ideas

  • Kenya, where Obama claims an extended family, and strong ties, now designated a "Kleptocracy",

    TheSpoof.com : Spoof News : Front Page

  • His regime became known as a "Kleptocracy," rule by theft.

    News Dissector Blog

  • The department is also engaging with other foreign governments that have been victims of theft and high-level corruption under a new program, the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative, which Attorney General Eric Holder unveiled in a July speech in Uganda.

    U.S. in New Drug-Money Push

  • Ultimately the lack of internal controls leads to escalating corruption and the emergence of Kleptocracy as we saw with Duvalier and Mobutu, which in turn makes a state entirely unreliable and increasingly dysfunctional in economic and trade terms.

    Matthew Yglesias » Carter on Gaza

  • Today, I'm pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Justice is launching a new Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative aimed at combating large-scale foreign official corruption and recovering public funds for their intended - and proper - use: for the people of our nations.

    Alemayehu G. Mariam: Thugtatorship: The Highest Stage of African Dictatorship

  • We are becoming a Kleptocracy with all power and money vested in a few predators.

    Matthew Yglesias » What We Should Be Debating

  • $60,000 Value of a Michael Jackson wig, according to the Justice Department, which is out to seize a $1.8 million stash of Jackson memorabilia from the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea as part of its "Kleptocracy Initiative."

    Greek Deal, Gupta Charges, H-P Turnabout

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