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The Dangers of Disruption

December 2016

"In Silicon Valley, where I live, the word “disruption” has an overwhelmingly positive valence: Thousands of smart, young people arrive here every year hoping to disrupt established ways of doing...

Ben Abdallah leaves Stanford for the UK

June 2014

Prince Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah, a consulting professor at CDDRL is leaving Stanford at the end of this academic year to pursue research in Islamic studies in the United Kingdom.

Historic summit to convene leaders of the new Middle East at Stanford

April 2012

The American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford will host its inaugural conference April 10 to 14, convening exceptional young leaders together to share their ideas, seed potential...

Top British advisor joins Stanford as visiting scholar

March 2012

Steve Hilton has served as David Cameron’s senior advisor since the British prime minister was elected in 2010.

Q&A: Stanford’s Fukuyama on European debt crisis

December 2011

European leaders converged in Brussels to figure a way out of a worsening debt crisis and agreed to greater financial oversight and centralization.

Karl Eikenberry joins Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

September 2011

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University is pleased to welcome Karl Eikenberry as the 2011 Payne Distinguished Lecturer.

Repressing the Internet, Western-Style

August 2011

In a piece for the Wall Street Journal on August 13, visiting scholar Evgeny Morozov cautions Western nations to be mindful of the dangerous precedent they set to authoritarian regimes when...

The solution for Morocco: the reformed monarchy

May 2011

In an interview with the French magazine l’Express, Moulay Hicham Ben Abdallah, a consulting professor at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, analyzes the revolutions in...

Fukuyama debuts latest book to Stanford community

April 2011

On April 11, the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) hosted an event to celebrate the release of Francis Fukuyama's latest book, The Origins of Political Order: From...

Egyptian activists and scholars connect in digital townhall

April 2011

On April 4, the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law in collaboration with the Cloud to Street project held a digital townhall meeting connecting three Egyptian pro-democracy...

Program on Human Rights introduces new speaker series

December 2010

In January-April 2011, the Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars of human...

Let's hear from the democracies on Iran, Larry Diamond and Abbas Milani argue in the <i>New York Times</i>

July 2009

As the presidential electoral turmoil in Iran continues, pitting supporters of challenger Mir Hussein Moussavi against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President Obama has gotten it right, Diamond...

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.

CDDRL honors student wins Rhodes Scholarship

November 2006

Julie Veroff, a senior in the CDDRL Honors Program, has been named a Rhodes Scholar.

Iraq: Lessons (Not) Learned

January 2005

Larry Diamond writes about hurdles facing nations trying to rebuild or democratize shattered states.

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