Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

ILS Poster-Thieves of StateSarah Chayes, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment and an expert in South Asia policy, kleptocracy and anticorruption, and civil-military relations, will speak about why corruption threatends global security. As an NPR correspondent, Ms. Chayes covered conflicts in the Balkans, Algeria, and Afghanistan, and then ran a non-governmental aid organization, Afghans for Civil Society. She served as special adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff regarding policy on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Arab Spring, and is the author of The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan After the Taliban. Professors Matthew Stephenson and Kristen Stilt will serve as commentators.

Date: Wednesday, February 11
Time: 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Venue: Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West B