How did $681 million end up being deposited in the personal bank account of Malaysia’s prime minister, Najib Razak, last year? Not in any corrupt way, officials insist.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Thursday that an unspecified Saudi source had given a large sum of money as a “genuine donation” with no obligations attached. He joined top Malaysian leaders in waving away any suggestion of scandal.
Phi Beta Iota: Kudos to NYT for an excellent story. The Muslims themselves must police Saudi corruption and subversion of the Muslim world. This is the tip of the iceberg.