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W. W. Norton & Company
Need a New License? That'll Cost You November 24, 2015
Former NPR reporter Sarah Chayes spent 10 years living in Afghanistan, and in her new book, she reports what she saw. It isn’t pretty. After years of putting up with government officials who demand bribes, sex and cash for routine business, she says many citizens of the Middle East have turned to the moralistic "God's law" offered by groups like ISIS. From April 2015.

Sarah Chayes, senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security

"Militant, puritanical religion is a quite common reaction on the part of humans to severe lapses in public integrity."