To the editor: Doyle McManus rightly argues that corruption abroad should be seen as a national security issue. The U.S. has been a leader in the fight against international corruption. ("How corruption abroad threatens U.S. national security," Op-Ed, Nov. 29)
But the international effort needs to be ramped up. This is part of the message that Secretary of State
As McManus points out, corruption in the regime of
In 2012, the 57 OSCE participating states formally pledged to do more to advance good governance. Two years later, corruption threatens long-term security in Central Asia, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe.
Daniel Baer, Vienna, Austria
The writer is the U.S representative to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.