Monterey Institute student Faraaz Mahomed (MAIPS ’10), a self described “Amnesty Groupie,” says putting the skills and knowledge from class into practice was an invaluable experience.
NPR Interviews Professor Moyara Ruehsen on Corruption in Afghanistan
June 28, 2010
On June 28 NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report broadcast a story about the troubling information in a recent Wall Street Journal article claiming billions of dollars in official US aid were in fact being flown out of Afghanistan and into the bank accounts of corrupt officials in Dubai. Professor Moyara Ruehsen teaches classes on money-laundering and the financing of terrorism at the Monterey Institute and spoke to NPR about the problems US officials are confronted with while trying to support local businesses.
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