New swamp report:$174 million was poured into the D.C. influence game over four years–that’s double earlier estimates.
UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard speaks about her report on journalist Jamal Khashoggis killing at Brookings Institution in Washington DC, United States on July 02, 2019. (Photo by Yasin Ozturk/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
The top 50 think tanks that shape policy direction and legislation in Washington received over $174 million in foreign money from 2014 to 2018, according to a new analysis conducted by the Foreign Influence Transparency Initiative at the Center for International Policy. That’s more than double the foreign funding discovered by the New York Times in 2014.
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