August 23, 2021
Chayes details the level of corruption in Afghanistan
Former advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Sarah Chayes, details her time in Afghanistan, and the lessons we still must learn.
October 7, 2021
The Peril of Neglecting Democracy and the Rule of Law with Sarah Chayes
Sarah Chayes has uncovered the unrecognized reality that severe and structured corruption often prompts international crises -- including violent religious insurgency.
August 18, 2021
Anderson Cooper talks to Chayes, who spent a decade in Kandahar, witnessed the fall of the Taliban and was a special adviser to the topmost levels of the U.S. military.
March 15, 2020
The Damage Report
Chayes explains how kleptocratic networks, in all the countries she has examined -- including the United States -- make a point of capturing key government institutions.
Nov 17, 2017
On Assignment with Richard Engel
Chayes talks with Richard Engel about how Donald Trump's enabling of corruption in other countries reflects back on the reputation of the United States -- and rubs off.
March 13, 2014
Is $20 Billion in Missing Oil Wealth the Explanation for Extremist Group Boko Haram?
No one is shocked by allegations of corruption in Nigeria. But the amount of oil wealth that has gone missing is staggering.
June 18, 2013
Former Afghanistan Advisor Not Optimistic About Taliban Talks
The US is to open direct peace talks with the Taliban after more than 10 years of war in Afghanistan. Chayes is pessimistic about the prospects.