Authorities claim a retired four-star general made false statements and suppressed "incriminating" evidence concerning his participation in an
unlawful foreign lobbying effort for Qatar.
New federal court files indicate a possible criminal case against retired Marine Gen. John R. Allen, who oversaw U.S.
and NATO troops in Afghanistan until joining Brookings in 2017.
Richard G. Olson, a former ambassador to the UAE and Pakistan, pled guilty to federal charges last week
Imaad Zuberi, a prolific political fundraiser, is serving a 12-year jail term on corruption charges.
Allen tried to influence U.S. policy in 2017 as a diplomatic crisis emerged between Qatar and its neighbours.
In a search warrant application, FBI agent Babak Adib said, "There is considerable evidence that these FARA crimes were purposeful."