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Scholarly Publications

Africa's Revolutionary Deficit

July 2007

Somalia is once again on the front page--and the news isn't pretty.

News

Cuéllar, Magaloni on Iranian assassination plot and link to Mexican cartels

October 2011

As if the alleged Iranian plan to kill Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the U.S.

CDDRL launches research project on democracy and statebuilding

November 2010

FSI's Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) is pleased to announce the launch of a new research project entitled, "Promoting Popular Sovereignty in Statebuilding," to be...

Why Nation Building Is a Known Unknowable

January 2005

Understanding that nation building is a "known unknowable" is crucial for redirecting intervention where it can be more effective.

Events

From Beirut to Baghdad to Kabul: Civil War, Sectarianism, Occupation, Resistance and Counterinsurgency

December 2, 2010

Born in New York in 1977, Nir Rosen has been reporting from Iraq since April of 2003 and has spent most of the last seven and a half years in Iraq.

Democracy and Conflict: Lessons from Afghanistan

September 30, 2010

Ben Rowswell is a Canadian diplomat with a specialization in statebuilding and stabilization.