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What the 'Fat Leonard' bribery scandal can teach Asia's armed forces

New regional naval arms race risks rising threats of corruption

| North America
"Everyone was in my pocket," former U.S. Navy contractor Leonard Glenn Francis says in a new podcast. "I had them in the palm of my hand." (Screen captured from Leonard Francis podcast page)

James Crabtree is executive director of IISS-Asia in Singapore. He is author of "The Billionaire Raj."

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