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Russia and Eurasia

Scholarly Publications

Putin as a State-Builder

December 2005

If Vladimir Putin were to be asked whether he has been performing as an effective state-builder during the almost five years of his presidency, he would surely reply in the affirmative.

Can the Russian Military-Industrial Complex Be Privatized?: Evaluating the Experiment in Employee Ownership at the Saratov Aviation Plant

May 1993

During the most recent Russian-American summit in Vancouver, Canada in April 1993, President Clinton announced a major new initiative to assist Russia's transition to a market economy.

The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Islamist Militancy in South Asia

January 2010

Throughout its history, Pakistan has deliberately used non-state actors as a strategy of asymmetric warfare against stronger adversaries such as India and the Soviet Union.

Other Publications

Real Putin, The

July 2003

Who is Vladimir Putin?

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.

How to Reinvigorate the Relationship

May 2003

To most analysts of international affairs, whether based in London, Moscow or Washington, President Vladimir Putin's behavior during the run up to the U.S.-led war in Iraq was very predictable....

News

Twenty-seven Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development announced for 2007

May 2007

The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University is pleased to announce its new class of Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development.

Vladimir Putin's Grand Strategy

November 2003

%people1%'s op-ed featured in The Weekly Standard, November 17, 2003

U.S. Ignores Putin's Assault on Rights

February 2003

%people1% - Like [Mikhail S. Gorbachev] and [Reagan] in 1988, presidents Vladimir V.

Events

Special Asia/Pacific Delegation from the Brookings Institution

April 27, 2001

This luncheon comes at a time when the Shorenstein Forum is nurturing a special interest in journalism, and embarking on shared activities with its sister institution at Harvard, the Shorenstein...

Enforcing the Peace: There Aren't Enough Canadians

January 27, 2005

Kimberly Marten is a tenured associate professor of political science at Barnard College, Columbia University, and also teaches at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).

Projects

Transitions from Hybrid Regimes: External Influence and Domestic Constraints in Rule of Law Reforms

The Rule of Law is perhaps the key indicator of democratic consolidation and quality, yet its development has eluded many transitional states.
English

Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
English

Regime Type and Economic Development

The multidisciplinary environment at CDDRL is an ideal venue to explore the ways in which regime (authoritarian or democratic) matters in encouraging or suppressing economic development.
English

Multimedia

Francis Fukuyama speaks on "Political Order and Political Decay"

October 2014

Francis Fukuyama describes "Political Order and Political Decay," highlighting the inspiration behind his new book and defining 'decay' using examples from America's political system. Fukuyama is the FSI Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford...

The Heart of the Matter: The Humanities and Social Sciences for a Vibrant, Competitive and Secure Nation

November 2014

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, believes that the humanities belong at the center of American foreign policy. And his voice matters.

Remarks for the Annual Meeting of the National Humanities Alliance

March 2013

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, former U.S.

People

Coit D. Blacker Senior Fellow Professor, Humanities and Sciences
Martin Carnoy Professor, Education
Olivier Roy ARD Affiliated Scholar
Sasha Jason Program Associate, CDDRL
Djurdja Padejski Communications Manager, CDDRL