One under-recognized factor is fueling many of the world’s most violent crises—not bitter identity rifts or imperial delusions, but the simple drive to amass lucre.
The issue of corruption must be central to policy development, engaging every aspect of how the United States interacts with fragile states.
Corruption hardly topped the threat list when U.S. military forces and civilians first entered Afghanistan in 2001. But recognition of its devastating potential to undermine U.S. national security objectives is far higher today.
U.S. soldiers are staying on in Afghanistan. Sarah Chayes tells NPR’s Rachel Martin that more troops won't solve the real problem.
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.
The issue of corruption should be central to foreign and international trade policy development and should inform the way U.S. assistance—military as well as civilian—is shaped.
Governments that ostensibly fight terror may actually generate more dire security crises than they curb as a result of corrupt governance practices.
A series of essays by leading scholars and activists on the future of the movement for transparency and accountability in governance.
The murder of a Honduran activist should be raising alarms about the implications of government corruption that has appeared in recent years.
Corruption fuels violent extremism.