UK court exonerates two in Saudi bribery case amid British government approval claims

Jeffrey Cook and John Mason have been acquitted in a case accusing them of bribing Saudi officials for defence contracts, after evidence suggested the UK and Saudi governments had sanctioned the payments.

A Corrosion of Corruption: the parlous state of the Russian military

This article discusses how endemic corruption within the Russian military, from high-ranking officials to conscripts, has hampered Russia’s ability to achieve its military objectives in Ukraine, leading to inefficiencies, inadequate equipment, and logistical problems.