Ken Silverstein

Open Society Institute

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Fellow at George Soros' Open Society Institute and Washington Editor for Harper's magazine, he writes the blog, Washington Babylon, on its website; author of Private Warriors and Turkmeniscam: How Washington Lobbyists Fought to Flack for a Stalinist Dictatorship

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