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Scholarly Publications

Killing in the Slums: An Impact Evaluation of Police Reform in Rio de Janeiro

December 2015

Abstract:This paper evaluates the causal impact of Rio de Janeiro’s Pacifying Police Units (UPPs), probably the largest–scale police reform initiative taking place in the developing world.

Threats, Alliances, and Electorates: Why Taiwan's Defense Spending Has Fallen as China's Has Risen

November 2015

 Over the past 20 years, the military balance between the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan has rapidly shifted.

Arms Control

December 2002

This Encyclopedia is the first attempt in a generation to map the social and behavioral sciences on a grand scale.

News

Book Review: The Gunslinger

July 2008

FSI senior fellow Stephen Stedman reviews John Bolton's book, Surrender Is not an Option, in the July/August issue of the Boston Review.

Op-ed: Shultz's engagement with Soviets offers lessons today for Iran, says McFaul

July 2008

When George Shultz became Secretary of State in 1982, writes Michael McFaul in DemocracyArsenal.org, he began to challenge the Reagan administration's policy of disengagement, arguing that the...

How U.S. Should Take on Iran

December 2004

CDDRL Faculty Associate, Michael McFaul and Hoover Institution Fellow, Abbas Milani argue that Iran's nuclear program does not pose a direct threat to the United States.

Events

Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East

November 7, 2013

Abstract:   Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East is a new, ground-breaking textbook on the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict.