Thieves of State

Integrity 20’16 |
Length 0:18:15
Filmed 26 Oct 2016
Venue Ian Hanger Recital Hall
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
South Bank, Brisbane


Appearance at Integrity 20’16 supported by the U.S. Government through the Department of State (Australia)

The world is blowing up. Every day a new blaze seems to ignite: the bloody implosion of Iraq and Syria; the East-West standoff in Ukraine; abducted schoolgirls in northern Nigeria.

Is there some thread tying these frightening international security crises together? Sarah Chayes examines the unexpected link: corruption.

SARAH CHAYES is senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and award-winning former National Public Radio (NPR) correspondent. She is author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security, is an international authority on corruption and its implications.
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Sarah Chayes

Senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace