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Show of Force: The PLA and the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait Crisis

January 1999

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

Taiwan, Tibet, and Hong Kong in Sino-American Relations

February 1998

Reprint from Living with China: U.S.-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century (New York: W.W.Norton, 1997).

The Competitive Advantage of Taiwan

December 1997

Reprint from Journal of Far Eastern Business originally printed Autumn, 1994.

The United States and the Republic of China, 1949-1978: Suspicious Allies

February 2000

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

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.

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...

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.

Defending the National Interest: Raw Materials Investments and U.S. Foreign Policy

December 1978

The book's basic analytic assumption is that there is a distinction between state and society.

Sovereignty: Organized Hypocrisy

December 1999

The acceptance of human rights and minority rights, the increasing role of international financial institutions, and globalization have led many observers to question the continued viability of the...

Political Change in Taiwan: Implications for American Policy

October 2000

Transcript of an address given by Richard Bush, chairman of the board and managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan, on May 24, 2000.

Political Liberalism Abroad

January 2007

This paper was discussed at the Global Justice workshop on January 19, 2007.Excerpt from pages 2 through 3 of Michael Blake's "Political Liberalism Abroad": Whereas Rawls himself emphasizes...

Applying the Odious Debts Doctrine while Preserving Legitimate Lending

June 2006

This paper was discussed at the Global Justice workshop on November 3, 2006.

Power and Purpose: American Policy toward Russia after the Cold War

December 2003

Russia, once seen as America's greatest adversary, is now viewed by the United States as a potential partner.

Workshop on Regime Transitions from Communist Rule in Comparative Perspective

December 2003

On 15-16 November 2002, the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law of the Institute for International Studies at Stanford University sponsored a workshop in Stanford, CA on "Regime...

Using Markets to Help Solve Public Problems

December 2003

Public-sector uses of markets - for pollution control, spectrum allocation, electricity supply, and fishery management - are discussed. Governments can use markets effectively.

Boundary of Internal Labor Markets: Do We Have the Empirical Facts Right?

December 2003

This paper analyzes the internal labor market and its effect on workers' wages using an extensive Swedish dataset that includes employee and occupation characteristics and information about wages...

Breakthrough or Breakdown? The Future of Democracy in Ukraine

December 2003

U.S. Foreign Policy and Chechnya

December 2003

Chechnya has been and remains one of the greatest stains in Russia's efforts to move toward a more open and democratic system .

Second Russian Revolution, The

December 2003

George W. Bush and Russia

October 2002

"Why the major reversal in Bush's thinking on Russia? Most have attributed this amazing transformation to September 11. . . . But September 11 is only part of the story."

The Liberty Doctrine: Reclaiming the Purpose of American Power

April 2002

The immediate response of President Bush and his administration to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States was superb, both purposeful and principled a military,...

Putin and the Media

December 2003

Putin and Democratization

December 2003

People

Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Gustavo Robles Research Scholar, CDDRL
Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Erik Jensen Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL Professor of the Practice, Law
Kathryn Stoner Deputy Director, Senior Fellow Senior Fellow
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Jenny Martinez Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Law
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)