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The Leaderboard: Peng Jiasheng

Who is he? Peng Jiasheng, also called Phone Kyar Shin, is the leader of the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), a Kokang insurgent group in northern Shan State, Myanmar. The Kokang are ethnically Han Chinese. Peng began serving as…

The Leaderboard: Cory Gardner

Who is he? Cory Gardner is a Republican senator from Colorado. He defeated Democratic incumbent Mark Udall in the November 2014 midterm elections. Prior to his current position, Gardner represented Colorado’s fourth congressional district in the House of Representatives, and…

The Leaderboard: Rui Araujo

Who is he? Rui Araujo is a leading member of Timor-Leste’s opposition Revolutionary Front for an Independent East Timor (FRETILIN) party and an adviser in the Finance Ministry. He was health minister from 2001 to 2007 and also served as…

The Leaderboard: Nathan Sheets

Who is he? Nathan Sheets has been the U.S. Treasury Department’s Under Secretary for International Affairs since his confirmation in September 2014. Previously, he was the Global Head of International Economics at Citigroup. Before that, he spent 18 years at…

The Leaderboard: Ade Supandi

Who is he? Admiral Ade Supandi was until recently the general chief of staff of the Indonesian armed forces. He previously served as commander of the Western and Eastern fleets and governor of Indonesia’s naval academy. Ade hails from Bandung…