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Stanford Scholar Examines Sectarianism and Urban Segregation in Baghdad [VIDEO]

February 2016

As part of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy speaker series, Director of The Markaz: Resource Center Mona Damluji examined the impact of the US-led occupation of Iraq on sectarian-based...

Military approach will not work in Syria, says former Stanford scholar

November 2015

 On November 17, CDDRL’s Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) hosted Lina Khatib, a senior research associate with the Arab Reform Initiative, for a special talk on the Syrian crisis.

Stanford scholar recognized for contributions to the field of international affairs

April 2013

Political scientist Jeremy M. Weinstein received the Karl Deutsch Award from the International Studies Association for his contributions to the study of international relations and peace research.

Stanford law professor, security expert to lead FSI

February 2013

When Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar takes the helm of FSI in July, he'll oversee the institute's 11 research centers and programs along with a variety of undergraduate and graduate education...

With a new president and an old party, Mexico faces uncertain future

July 2012

Enrique Peña Nieto was elected Mexico's president promising to curb the country's drug-related violence.

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.

Erik Jensen and students shaping rule of law in Afghanistan

March 2011

The Stanford Afghanistan Legal Education Project (ALEP) led by CDDRL faculty Erik Jensen recently traveled to Afghanistan.

Jennifer Bussell on reforming Indian Public Services in the digital era

January 2011

Jennifer Bussell, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs at the Lyndon B.

Frank Fukuyama: Time for a Sensible Debate on Immigrants and Crime

July 2010

Opponents of immigration reform see illegal immigrants as criminals who will disregard U.S.

Post Doctoral Fellows teach Global Justice class

July 2010

Allegra McLeod and Kieran Oberman prepare to teach a session of "Introduction to Global Justice".

Program on Human Rights launched at Stanford

October 2009

In a new Stanford endeavor, FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law has joined with the Bowen H.

Stanford Africa expert to work for National Security Council

September 2009

Jeremy M. Weinstein, an associate professor of political science, has been appointed Director for Democracy at the National Security Council (NSC).

Decisive gifts enable summer fellows program to continue with bold vision

September 2008

With more than a million dollars in committed new funding, CDDRL's Stanford Summer Fellows on Democracy and Development marches into its fifth year with a sustainable future and also a new name:...

Op-ed: Shultz's engagement with Soviets offers lessons today for Iran, says McFaul

July 2008

When George Shultz became Secretary of State in 1982, writes Michael McFaul in DemocracyArsenal.org, he began to challenge the Reagan administration's policy of disengagement, arguing that the...

Former President of Mexico sees positive economic, social growth for Latin America

March 2008

Addressing a packed auditorium on March 5, Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, spoke with intensity about Latin America's prospects for both social welfare and economic well-being in the...

Cohen's 10-week Google.org course on poverty and development now available on YouTube

March 2008

Full video of the Google.org course on poverty and development that Program on Global Justice Director Joshua Cohen moderated from September to November 2007 is now available online at YouTube.com....

Global Justice: Looking Forward

August 2007

FSI's Program on Global Justice (PGJ), now finishing its first year, explores issues at the intersection between political values and the realities of global politics.

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.

Bright young stars pursue democracy and development, at home and abroad

January 2007

In a 1999 article profiling six of "China's bright young stars," the New York Times described Junning Liu as "one of China's most influential liberal political thinkers." Today, sitting in a...

How U.S. Should Take on Iran

December 2004

CDDRL Faculty Associate, Michael McFaul and Hoover Institution Fellow, Abbas Milani argue that Iran's nuclear program does not pose a direct threat to the United States.

Solidarity with Iran

February 2004

Contrary to common perception, Iranian society is today one of the most pluralist, and the Islamic regime one of the most fragile, in the region.

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James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science