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Afghanistan

Scholarly Publications

Domestic and International Influences on the Collapse of the Soviet Union (1991) and Russia's Initial Transition to Democracy (1993)

March 2009

Before the democracy promotion efforts of Iraq or Afghanistan in the early 21st century, there was the Soviet Union in the late 20th century.

Electoral Systems and Democracy

July 2006

The newest volume in the acclaimed Journal of Democracy series addresses electoral systems and democracy.

What Went Wrong and Right in Iraq

December 2005

Bestselling author Francis Fukuyama brings together esteemed academics, political analysts, and practitioners to reflect on the U.S.

Other Publications

Report: State Strengthening in Afghanistan

June 2016

About the ReportIn March 2015, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Chatham House, and Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law held a two-day conference...

On the Brink: Weak States and US National Security

June 2004

The Center for Global Development opened its doors in November 2001, just two months after the terrorist attacks of September 11.

How to Look Credible in Promoting Liberty

June 2003

George W. Bush wants Americans and the world to believe that the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime two months ago represented a defeat for tyranny and a victory for liberty.

News

Russian policy toward Afghanistan is precarious

August 2015

Russian leaders are grappling with difficult and complex foreign policy choices on Afghanistan in the wake of the U.S.

Eikenberry on civil-military relations at Aspen Ideas Festival 2015

July 2015

On Tuesday, June 30, CDDRL Affiliated Scholar and former U.S.

CDDRL co-hosts conference on state-strengthening in Afghanistan

March 2015

The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), in partnership with Chatham House and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), recently held a conference on state...

Events

The Limits of Counterinsurgency Doctrine in Afghanistan

January 23, 2014

Speaker bio: Karl Eikenberry is the William J.

*Change of Speaker* Geography and Gridlock in the United States

November 21, 2013

Speaker bio: Jonathan Rodden is a professor in the political science department at Stanford who works on the comparative political economy of institutions.

Crowdsourcing in Policy-Making: The Impact of Blended Expertise on Law-Making Process

October 3, 2013

AbstractThis talk reports on a study about the impact of crowdsourcing on a law-making process in Finland.

Projects

State Building and the Rule of Law

The establishment of rule of law is an integral component of state development.
English

Multimedia

State-Strengthening in Afghanistan 2001-2014

March 2015

The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), in partnership with Chatham House and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), recently held a conference on state-strengthening in Afghanistan.

People

Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Olivier Roy ARD Affiliated Scholar
Seth Krummrich Visiting Scholar, CDDRL