MSNBC On Assignment with Richard Engel
President Trump Openness To Corruption Mars US Standing
Nov 17, 2017
Sarah Chayes, author of "Thieves of State," talks with Richard Engel about how Donald Trump's tolerance of corruption in other countries reflects back on the reputation of the United States, and why Donald Trump is in violation of the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.
Sarah Chayes on Rachel Maddow
Expert sees risk of corruption in Trump deals
FRI, OCT 20, 2017
Sarah Chayes, author of "Thieves of State," talks with Rachel Maddow about the structure of corruption in some developing nations and why she sees a risk of that kind of corruption spreading to the United States under Donald Trump.
SEPTEMBER 08, 2017
Sarah Chayes, Steve Coll, and Olarenwaju Suraju discussed how corruption can become an inextricable part of an economy and how civil society and the U.S. government can work to prevent it. (Runtime - 22:21)
AUGUST 8, 2017
Oil Companies and Foreign Corruption Anti-corruption researchers and advocates talked about oil and gas production companies and their role in promoting government corruption around the world. The panelists detailed many recent cases of oil production-related corruption in Nigeria, Chad, and Equatorial Guinea. They also outlined the role the U.S. and other western nations play in failing to halt regimes that engage in information theft through kleptographic methods
CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT PODCAST
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)
CARNEGIE ENDOWMENT PODCAST
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)
The Guardian Interview by Tim Lewis
15 Mar 2015
The foreign policy expert and writer on Afghanistan life, western mistakes and sleeping with a KalashnikovThe central idea of Sarah Chayes’s radical new book, Thieves of State, is that corruption – be it bribes, vote-rigging, embezzlement, nepotism or any of its many forms – unsettles local populations and directly threatens global security. The US author saw this happen in Afghanistan – where she lived for almost a decade after 9/11 – and believes the same patterns operated during the Arab spring, in the rise of Boko Haram in Nigeria and, more recently, in Ukraine.
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
"Thieves of State" author Sarah Chayes suggests that corruption is one of the greatest security challenges of the 21st century.
December 19, 2008
When Sarah Chayes left her job as an NPR reporter to help rebuild Afghanistan, she did so because she believed that Afghanistan had the potential to be a stable, lawful country. Seven years later, as the incoming Obama Administration looks to change course in Afghanistan and send in 20,000 more troops, Chayes joins Bill Moyers on THE JOURNAL to explain what she thinks U.S policy should be in the region.
Sarah Chayes speaks about the conundrum facing West Virginians who don't want to vote for a Democrat who supports Big Pharma and the fossil fuel industry
Corruption, An Epidemic in the Whole World
English language conversation with an independent media talk show in El Salvador