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Ben Judah

Research Fellow

Ben Judah is a research fellow with Hudson Institute’s Kleptocracy Initiative.

Judah was born in London and has traveled extensively in Russia, Central Asia, and the Levant. He has written for a wide range of publications, including the New York Times, The American Interest, the Evening Standard and the Financial Times.

He is the author of Fragile Empire and This is London.

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The Kleptocracy Curse: Rethinking Containment

Ben Judah

Ending anonymous shell companies must become a national security priority for the U.S. ...

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President to Powerbroker: The Future of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s Kazakhstan

America’s Fight Against Russian Dark Money

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

Ben Judah’s new report, The Kleptocracy Curse: Rethinking Containment written up in The Diplomat