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STUTTGART, Germany - Raymond Baker, director of Global Financial Integrity and author Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System, speaks to U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) staff members, September 23, 2010. Global Financial Integrity recently published an analysis entitled "Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: Hidden Resource for Development." The study examines a 39-year period, from 1970 through 2008. Utilizing accepted economic models, the study estimates illicit flows totaling $854 billion across the period examined. Baker is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, D.C., researching and writing on the linkages between corruption, money laundering, and poverty. The event was part of the AFRICOM Commander's Speakers Series, which invites visitors with diverse viewpoints to share ideas and thoughts. (U.S. AFRICOM photo by Tywanna Sparks)
STUTTGART, Germany - Raymond Baker, director of Global Financial Integrity and author Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System, speaks to U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) staff members, September 23, 2010. Global Financial Integrity recently published an analysis entitled "Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: Hidden Resource for Development." The study examines a 39-year period, from 1970 through 2008. Utilizing accepted economic models, the study estimates illicit flows totaling $854 billion across the period examined. Baker is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, D.C., researching and writing on the linkages between corruption, money laundering, and poverty. The event was part of the AFRICOM Commander's Speakers Series, which invites visitors with diverse viewpoints to share ideas and thoughts. (U.S. AFRICOM photo by Tywanna Sparks)
STUTTGART, Germany - Raymond Baker, director of Global Financial Integrity and author Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System, speaks to U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) staff members, September 23, 2010. Global Financial Integrity recently published an analysis entitled "Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: Hidden Resource for Development." The study examines a 39-year period, from 1970 through 2008. Utilizing accepted economic models, the study estimates illicit flows totaling $854 billion across the period examined. Baker is a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy in Washington, D.C., researching and writing on the linkages between corruption, money laundering, and poverty. The event was part of the AFRICOM Commander's Speakers Series, which invites visitors with diverse viewpoints to share ideas and thoughts. (U.S. AFRICOM photo by Tywanna Sparks)
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