In a recent article, Stanford Professor of Middle East History Joel Beinin examines the controversy over the decision of a European Parliament bloc to withdraw their nomination of Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought after a Wall Street Journal editorial a
Three former Human Rights fellows have been listed as Business Insider’s “15 Incredibly Impressive Students.” Garima Sharma, Nicholle Richards, and Lara Mitra were highlighted for their passionate and innovative work as undergraduate Stanford leaders.
On October 17-18, the Taiwan Democracy Project at CDDRL, with the generous support of the Taipei Economic and Culture Office, will host its annual conference at Stanford University to examine the politics of polarization in Taiwan.
FSI Senior Fellow Michael McFaul speaks with BBC World Tonight on his use of 'Twitter diplomacy' as an instrumental tool during his time as U.S. Ambassador to Russia. McFaul made an exerted effort to interact with the Russian populace young and old via social media, which sparked some criticism from the Russian government.