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Nate Sibley

Research Fellow

Nate Sibley is a research fellow for Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative, where he researches policies to counter crime and corruption from authoritarian regimes.

He is co-author of two Hudson Institute reports, Countering Russian Kleptocracy and The Enablers: How Western Professionals Import Corruption and Strengthen Authoritarianism. His work has been published in the Washington Post, The Washington Examiner, The Hill, the Wall Street Journal, and the National Endowment for Democracy’s Power 3.0 project. He has also appeared on CNN and foreign television media.

Nate holds an M.A. in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2012. He subsequently worked as a researcher for two Members of the UK Parliament, and as a public relations consultant in Doha, Qatar. He joined Hudson Institute in February 2016.

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Anonymous Companies and Dirty Money: What Congress Can Do

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New Perspectives on Shared Security: NATO’s Next 70 Years

New Perspectives on Shared Security: NATO’s Next 70 Years

Countering Russian Kleptocracy

Countering Russian Kleptocracy April 17 Event

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Nate Sibley and Ben Judah cited by The Washington Examiner for their report on Kleptocracy enablers

Nate Sibley quoted in The Wall Street Journal on anonymous companies

Nate Sibley interviewed by Democracy and Freedom Watch on Russian corruption

Nate Sibley quoted in Hrmodske International on Russian Kleptocracy and the UK