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Reforming the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Post-Revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia

April 2014

Ongoing upheaval in Egypt and Tunisia since the 2011 revolutions indicates high levels of dissatisfaction with the political order, and expresses a deep desire for a drastic remodeling of the...

Understanding the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Tunisia and Egypt

December 2013

Why has private entrepreneurship in Egypt and Tunisia remained underdeveloped despite decades of economic liberalization and private sector-friendly incentives and reforms?

Arab Peace Initiative: A Primer and Future Prospects

March 2009

Born in the aftermath of both the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and the Palestinian-Israeli war which had begun in late 2000 (commonly known as the “second intifada”), the Arab Peace...

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...

The Right Way to Engage Iran

December 2007

New Russia, new threat

September 2007

A Diplomatic Offensive for Iraq

June 2007

While the debate to "surge" or "withdraw" troops continues, Larry Diamond, Coordinator of the Democracy Program at CDDRL, along with Carlos Pascual, writes on the need for a diplomatic strategy to...

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.

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.

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....

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.

We Need a Plan for Iran If We Topple Interlinked Iraq

October 2002

A Man for All Seasons: A New, More Flexible George W. Bush?

September 2002

President George W.

Unfinished Business in Europe

September 2002

To make his case, [Bush] has a powerful historical experience to draw upon: the end of the Cold War.

Change the Focus on Iraq

September 2002

PALO ALTO, CALIF.A year ago, a group of terrorists from Saudi Arabia and Egypt attacked the United States using box cutters as their weapons and citing extremist versions of Islamic fundamentalism...

People

Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Lisa Blaydes Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Political Science
Francis Fukuyama Senior Fellow
Abbas Milani Affiliate, CDDRL Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Jessie Brunner Research Assistant, PHR
Kharis Templeman Academic Research & Program Manager, Democracy in Taiwan
Hesham Sallam Research Associate, CDDRL
Sarina Beges-Thysen Associate Director, CDDRL