'Boys and Their Toys' The US Befriends Azerbaijan's Corrupt Elite

Azerbaijan is rife with corruption and comparisons to European feudalism in the Middle Ages are hardly a stretch. But with vast reserves of oil and natural gas at stake, the US is willing to risk the embarrassment that comes with courting the country.
Oil workers in Azerbaijan catching a few rays on the shore near Baku.

Oil workers in Azerbaijan catching a few rays on the shore near Baku.

Foto: A2800 epa Filip Singer/ dpa
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