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Are there many high level political appointees who have served two countries in quick succession?

Mark Carney was the governor of the Bank of Canada from 2008 to 2013, and then governor of the Bank of England from 2013 to 2020. These are not "political appointments" in the US sense, but ...
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Are there many high level political appointees who have served two countries in quick succession?

Mikheil Saakashvili served as the President of Georgia from 2008 till 2013, then as the Governor of Odessa (in Ukraine) from 2015 to 2016.
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Has any government published a cost benefit analysis on KYC regulations in terms of frequency of data loss?

I haven't seen such an analysis, but certainly information security is on the radar of states. However it's worth correcting a wrong assumption in the question. The purpose of accepting copies of ...
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Are there many high level political appointees who have served two countries in quick succession?

I wonder if that counts, but Robert Kocharyan He served as the President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic from 1994 to 1997 and Prime Minister of Nagorno-Karabakh from 1992 to 1994. He served as the ...
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Has any government published a cost benefit analysis on KYC regulations in terms of frequency of data loss?

Know Your Customer rules are not about identifying the individual. If that was the goal, the customer presenting their Passport (or other national ID) would fully do that. The knowing of the customer ...
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What exactly was Russia supposed to get as part of the Black Sea Grain Initiative?

The deal made Russian agricultural exports exempt from sanctions Besides the fact that there may well have been some non-public clauses within the initiative, its public part looks quite symmetric: ...
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Are there many high level political appointees who have served two countries in quick succession?

While they were elected instead of appointed positions, Sam Houston held office in two countries: Republic of Texas (President 1836-38 & 1841-44, House of Representatives 1839-41) United States ...
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UK budget and the financial services industry

As Wikipedia explains what the twin deficit [often] means in practice is that In effect, the economy is borrowing from foreigners in exchange for foreign-made goods. Which is probably what the BBC ...
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Why did the U.S. bail out the banks instead of the people owing the mortgage payments to the banks?

"Bailing out" sounds like the US Government simply gave free money to the banks (or more broadly financial institutions including Fannie and Freddie). In fact, "bailing out" ...
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