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Krebs Daily Briefing 28 JAN 2016

International There’s only one country in the world as corrupt as North Korea There are many reasons to be glad you don’t live in Somalia or North Korea. The former is one of the poorest, most war-ravaged nations on Earth. The latter is the most extreme example of a totalitarian communist system still surviving in the […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 27 JAN 2016

International The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States Last September, at a law firm overlooking San Francisco Bay, Andrew Penney, a managing director at Rothschild & Co., gave a talk on how the world’s wealthy elite can avoid paying taxes. His message was clear: You can help your clients move their fortunes […]

Krebs Daily Report 26 JAN 2016

International The Islamic State’s strategy to cause death and destruction in Europe LONDON — Hopes for a year less defined by international terrorism threats were dashed Monday by the European law enforcement agency, which warned that there was “every reason” to expect future attacks in Europe. Rob Wainwright, head of the European Police Office (Europol), said at a meeting […]

Krebs Daily Briefing 25 January 2016

International Iran‘s President Is in Europe to Sign Some Million-Dollar Deals, Despite Rights Concerns Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Europe on Monday to make the case for his country as a potential investment bonanza, after the lifting of financial sanctions brought the nation back into the world of global commerce. Campaigners and analysts have warned, […]