17
April 2018
Past Event
Countering Russian Kleptocracy

Countering Russian Kleptocracy

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
April 17, 2018
17
April 2018
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
Charles Davidson

Former Executive Director, Kleptocracy Initiative

Clay Fuller

Jeane Kirkpatrick Fellow, AEI

Jeffrey Gedmin

Senior Fellow, Georgetown University

Ben Judah

Former Research Fellow

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Nate Sibley

Fellow and Director of the Kleptocracy Initiative

Kleptocratic regimes use corruption and as a means of control at home and a weapon of influence abroad. Russian oligarchs and other Kremlin agents have become adept at exploiting the global financial system to launder illicit funds and convert them into new forms of power projection, including attacks on Western democratic institutions.

The Kremlin’s attempts to influence elections have exposed a series of systemic vulnerabilities in the United States, whose national security now requires a sustained response. Hudson Institute's new report, Countering Russian Kleptocracy, outlines policy that, if implemented, would provide a comprehensive and effective strategy to counter Moscow's aims.

On April 17, Hudson held a discussion with report authors Ben Judah and Nate Sibley, Charles Davidson, Clay Fuller, and Jeffrey Gedmin.

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