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The Business of War Crimes
Episode 719th November 2021 • Branch 251 • 75 Podcasts
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War is expensive. On paper, the Assad regime should be broke. And yet, its pockets seem deep enough to carry on waging a bloody war on the Syrian people. In this episode, Noor and Fritz attempt to answer the question that's probably on your mind right now: how do they do it?

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Thanks to Nick Donovan for sharing insights on his research with Global Witness. The project was a joint effort between Sara Farolfi, Isobel Koshiw, Nick Donovan, Mohamed Abo-Elgheit (Global Witness), Stelios Orphanides (OCCRP), and Nidal Shikhani and colleagues at the Chemical Violations Documentation Centre of Syria. 

https://www.globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/corruption-and-money-laundering/khouri-networks-global-connections/ 

https://www.globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/corruption-and-money-laundering/assads-money-men-in-moscow/ 

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Report at SLDP that Eyad Hamid wrote.

Read more about the case that Steve at Open Society Justice Initiative is working on.

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