It may be too early to determine just how politically-linked the removal was, but regardless the EFCC continues to endure a rough patch.
Regardless of your personal views of the controversial former Pakistani prime minister, it’s hard not to view this as another blow to democratic consolidation in the troubled South Asian nation. Coverage:ReutersNew York TimesThe GuardianUPIDawn (leading English-language daily in Pakistan)
This Washington Post story puts to rest the quaint notion that U.S. Federal Elections Commission (FEC) still matters in any meaningful way when it comes to controlling the influence of money in American politics.
LOS ANGELES: Push back started quick on a requirement that L.A.P.D. drug and gang unit officers disclose their assets, with the police union promising to sue. The measure affects about 600 narcotics and anti-gang officers who handle confiscated drugs and…