Corruption International

WASHINGTON POST OP-ED
Want to limit migration? We can start by supporting democracy in Honduras.

By Kendra McSweeney and Sarah Chayes December 5, 2017

Honduran citizens are standing up for democracy, despite apparent efforts to rig the recent presidential election. The U.S. government should demand an impartial ballot recount.

CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT PODCAST

Chayes and Teachout on Corruption

JUNE 08, 2017

Carnegie Senior Fellow Sarah Chayes argues that in corrupt countries, kleptocratic networks involve not only government officials, but private industries and established criminal networks. Sarah joins Tom Carver and Zephyr Teachout for a discussion on corruption and power. (Runtime - 29:23)

PODCAST

Sarah Chayes on Corruption

JANUARY 05, 2017
Carnegie Senior Fellow Sarah Chayes discusses her research on systemic corruption and its consequences for governance around the world, including within the United States. (Runtime - 23:16)

OP ED LOS ANGELES TIMES 

SEPTEMBER 14, 2016

Who we empower and how our local allies treat the greater population may determine the outcome of the U.S. fight against violent extremism.

CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT PAPER
JUNE 30, 2016

The Structure of Corruption: A Systemic Analysis Using Eurasian Cases

A prerequisite to building an effective anticorruption approach is an intimate—and unflinching—examination of the specifics of corrupt operations in the individual country of interest and its physical and electronic neighborhoods.

ESSAY UK PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE

Corruption and Terrorism: The Causal Link

MAY 12, 2016

Governments that ostensibly fight terror may actually generate more dire security crises than they curb as a result of corrupt governance practices.

ARTICLE CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT

The Cost of Corruption in Honduras

APRIL 14, 2016

The murder of a Honduran activist should be raising alarms about the implications of government corruption that has appeared in recent years.

OP-ED DEFENSE ONE

Sarah Chayes, Alex De Waal

February 16, 2016

Start Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom

Saudi Arabia is no state at all. It could best be described as a political enterprise with a clever but ultimately unsustainable business model, or as so corrupt as to resemble a vertically and horizontally integrated criminal organization.

OP-ED  DEFENSE ONE

JANUARY 13, 2016

The Right Way to Fight Boko Haram—and How the U.S. Should Help

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari should make his anticorruption agenda central to his campaign against Boko Haram.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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