Are Equity Funds Losing Clout?
Long backed by former leaders who were able to deal directly with governments, the big equity funds are losing influence and find themselves reduced to turning to consultants for help. [...]
The American administration and the Syrian government have been relying in recent weeks on back-door diplomacy deployed by powerful political and financial networks to help them negotiate an agreement on Iraq that bypasses the crisis over the assassination of former [...]
In response to the runaway rise in government spending on homeland security, several former members of Washington's political elite have jumped into the sector. After working for the White House, the Pentagon and even the Department of Homeland Security, they [...]