Matthew Campbell

The covert operation that spirited the celebrated businessman and former head of Nissan to Lebanon illustrates how wealth and connections can set you, literally, free.


The Mongolian president named his company after a mafia outfit from The Godfather before entering politics, ascending to the highest office and passing controversial legislation that allowed him to fire judges and opposition voices along the way.

Despite having all the medicinal properties of fingernails, the animal’s scales are prized as a remedy for swelling, haemorrhoids, tight muscles and poor circulation, and its meat as a rare, ‘special’ delicacy