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Americans and Their Military, Drifting Apart

May 2013

Stanford's Karl Eikenberry and David Kennedy discuss the implications of America's switch to an all-volunteer force.

For Each and Every Child: A strategy for Education Equity and Excellence

February 2013

Selection from the report (Foreword by the commission co-chairs):This report summarizes how America’s K-12 education system, taken as a whole, fails our nation and too many of our children.

Crowdsourcing for Democracy: New Era in Policy-Making

December 2012

By drawing on several cases around the world, this book illuminates the role of crowdsourcing in policy-making.

La Geografía Electoral de 2012 (México)

October 2012

On July 1, over 50 million Mexicans went to the polls to elect the next President of the Republic.

Stop Ignoring Taiwan

May 2012

In an article for Foreign Policy, Karl Eikenberry makes the case for the United States to invigorate its relations with Taiwan and outlines the work needed to make this a reality and stabilize...

Racial Inequality and Affirmative Action in Education in Brazil

August 2010

Necessary Risks: How a New U.S. Administration Can (Finally) Give Us the Middle East Policy We Need

October 2008

At the root of current Middle Eastern foreign policy debates on topics ranging from Iran to Iraq to Israel, is a more fundamental challenge for American policy makers: how to combat the general...

U.S.-Russia Relations in the Aftermath of the Georgia Crisis

September 2008

Russia's invasion of Georgia last month seriously undermined peace and security in Europe for the first time in years.

Strategic Leadership: Framework for a 21st Century National Security Strategy

July 2008

The next president of the United States must forge a new national security strategy in a world marked by enormous tumult and change and at a time when America's international standing and strategic...

New Day New Way: U.S. Foreign Assistance for the 21st Century

June 2008

U.S. foreign assistance—the rationale behind it, the amount we give, its orientation and organization—has changed dramatically in the last decade.

New Russia, new threat

September 2007

Russia: Rebuilding the Iron Curtain

May 2007

As an eternal optimist, I have for decades been one of those who believed that Russia could make the transition from communism to democracy, a development which in turn would help to integrate...

Should Democracy Be Promoted or Demoted?

January 2007

Francis Fukuyama and Michael McFaul present an argument for continued American efforts to promote democracy and a plan to strengthen policy tools for those efforts.

American Interests and UN Reform: Report of the Task Force on the United Nations

June 2005

This report on the United Nations is a call for action. It is a call for concrete action now. In December 2004, the U.S.

Democracy and Human Development in the Broader Middle East: A Transatlantic Strategy for Partnership

December 2004

The report presented here is the result of several months of meetings and debate.

Re-engaging Russia and Russians: A New Agenda for American Foreign Policy

October 2004

U.S.-Russian relations are adrift. After a promising start, George W.

Capital Account Liberalization: Lessons for the Chile Singapore Trade Agreements

December 2003

Chairman King, Ranking Member Moloney and distinguished members of the committee, my name is Peter Henry Blair.

Russia's Transition to Democracy and U.S.-Russia Relations: Unfinished Business

September 2003

... Our hearing today is also intended to look at the current United States-Russia relationship.

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.

Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor

June 2003

Oil Boom: Peril or Opportunity?

Reshaping the Middle East: Winning a Lasting Peace in Iraq Will Take More than Tanks

February 2003

Protesters who marched around the world last week were wrong to assume that American inaction against Iraq will make their children safer or the Iraqi people better off.

U.S. Ignores Putin's Assults on Rights

February 2003

STANFORD -- In May 1988, President Reagan traveled to Moscow for a summit with Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev.

Generational Change in Russia

October 2002

For most of the 1990s, U.S. foreign-policy makers, analysts of Russia in the United States, and leaders of U.S.

People

Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Vanessa Melo Graduate Research Assistant, Poverty and Governance
Alexandra Pichler Fong Visiting Scholar
Dayna Barnes Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Seth Krummrich Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Young A. Lee Financial Management Analyst
Gustavo Robles Research Associate, CDDRL
Didi Kuo Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective