Just how influential are foreign lobbyists? Manafort is just the tip of the corrupt ice berg. Think tanks, ghost writing and money all collide in this dark world where propaganda meets politics. Investigative journalist Ken Silverstein (Harpers, Counterpunch, LA Times, Washington Babylon, The Intercept) joins me to discuss this and more! His books, Turkmeniscam: How Washington Lobbyists Fought to Flack for a Stalinist Dictatorship and The Secret World of Oil are a must read.
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