On this week’s podcast, George Welton provides insight on Georgia’s struggle with corruption following the fall of the Soviet Union and the country’s economic collapse.
New York Times journalist David Barboza discusses how he uncovered a network of corruption by the Chinese prime minister’s family in which billions of dollars in secret wealth were uncovered.
Andrew Wedeman, a political science professor at Georgia State University, provides a history of China’s economic growth and the positive and negative effects of its international investments thru the One Belt One Road Initiative.
Ruslan Stefanov, Director of the Economic Program of the Center for the Study of Democracy in Bulgaria
Milica Kovacevic, President of Montenegrin Center for Democratic Transition
Nemanja Todorović Štiplija, President of the Centre for Contemporary Politics and Editor-in-Chief of the European Western Balkans
Igor Novakovic, Research Director of the International and Security Affairs Centre