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Time for Xi Jinping to follow Chiang Ching-kuo's path?

November 10, 2014

AbstractRecently Ma Ying-jeou called upon Xi to finish Deng Xiaoping's revolution and begin the process of moving to a constitutional democracy.  Is Taiwan a model of Chinese democracy?   How would...

The Politics of Polarization: Taiwan in Comparative Perspective

October 17, 2014

Over the past year and more, Taiwan’s political elite has been deadlocked over the question of deepening economic relations with the People’s Republic of China.

Rivals for the Throne: The Succession Problem in Saudi Arabia

March 13, 2014

Speaker Bio: Nabil Mouline is a senior researcher in The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and The School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS).

The Limits of Counterinsurgency Doctrine in Afghanistan

January 23, 2014

Speaker bio: Karl Eikenberry is the William J.

Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East

November 7, 2013

Abstract:   Arabs and Israelis: Conflict and Peacemaking in the Middle East is a new, ground-breaking textbook on the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Reforming the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem in Post-revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia

October 23, 2013

Abstract: The seminar session will present findings from a new study on the entrepreneurship ecosystem in post-revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia.

Egypt's Stalled Transition: A Roundtable Discussion

October 3, 2013

Lina Khatib is the co-founding Head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.

Preventing Genocide: Do We Have the Responsibility to Protect?

October 2, 2013

This event is being presented in partnership with CDDRL, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Hoover Institution, and a student led movement to end atrocities at Stanford (STAND).

Direct Diplomacy in Iran: the Internet as a Platform for Foreign Policy

September 26, 2013

               Abstract Digital technologies have brought disruption to political systems throughout the world, it is disrupting the practice of diplomacy.

The Political Determinants of Health in the Arab World

May 30, 2013

Lina Khatib is the co-founding Head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University.

Taiwan's Diplomacy in Changing Times: My Experiences, Reflections, and Predictions

May 17, 2013

Abstract: Taiwan (the Republic of China) has been changing with the times. So has its diplomacy.

Steering Through a Sea of Change

April 16, 2013

  Remarks by  His Excellency Ma Ying-jeou President, Republic of China (Taiwan)   To be followed by a panel discussion chaired by Professor Condoleezza Rice with panelists Larry DiamondDirector,...

Visualizing Political Struggle in the Middle East

January 24, 2013

Abstract: Marking the publication of Lina Khatib's latest book Image Politics in the Middle East: The Role of the Visual in Political Struggle, this seminar focuses on the evolution of political...

60 Years Later: The San Francisco Peace Treaty and the Regional Conflicts in East Asia

December 4, 2012

Sixty years have passed since the signing and enactment of the San Francisco Peace Treaty.

Visualizing Political Struggle in the Middle East

November 29, 2012

Abstract: Marking the publication of Lina Khatib's latest book Image Politics in the Middle East: The Role of the Visual in Political Struggle, this seminar focuses on the evolution of political...

The Road Ahead for America and Pakistan

February 17, 2012

About the topic: When democracy returned to Pakistan, Americans and Pakistanis had high expectations of an improved partnership.

The Transition to Afghan Sovereignty: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges

January 31, 2012

Ten years into the war in Afghanistan, Payne Distinguished Lecturer Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry, the former U.S.

Building a Rule of Law in Afghanistan

January 12, 2012

Karl Eikenberry is the Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University (FSI).   Within FSI he is an affiliated faculty member with the...

After the Arab Spring: The Current State of the Internet & Democracy Debate

December 2, 2011

Abstract The talk will discuss the impact that recent events in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Syria and other MENA countries has had on the debate about the Internet & democracy in general and on the...

Between Clientelism and Reform: Why Electricity Undermines the Lebanese State

October 26, 2011

This Arab Reform and Democracy research seminar will examine Lebanon’s failure to reform the electricity sector against the background of elaborate networks of client-patron relations, failing...

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May 19, 2011

Janine Zacharia was born in New Hyde Park, New York and received her bachelor's degree from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont.

The Role of Political Strategy in Lebanon's Political Crisis

April 28, 2011

Lina Khatib is the manager and co-founder of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.

A Research Agenda for the Global Commission on Elections, Democracy and Security

April 21, 2011

Stephen Stedman joined CISAC in 1997 as a senior research scholar, and was named a senior fellow at FSI and CISAC and professor of political science (by courtesy) in 2002.

A Century of Unique Friendship between Republic of China and the United States

April 18, 2011

This is a special event jointly held by CDDRL and APARC.