The World's Most Corrupt Countries

From the New York Times

Transparency International, an anti-corruption watchdog, monitors the relationship between politics and money around the world. Measuring corruption is difficult and subjective, but in 2015 the group compiled a Corruption Perceptions Index that ranks 168 countries based on the perception of corruption in the public sector.

The lowest ranked nations were, according to the group, all plagued by “conflict and war, poor governance, weak public institutions like police and the judiciary and a lack of independence in the media.”

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