October 29, 2012
Thomas Fingar, FSI’s Oksenberg-Rohlen Distinguished Fellow, considers how the outcome of the election could impact U.S.-China relations, and how the United States could focus its priorities in Asia.
October 29, 2012
Myanmar has made tremendous strides in its political and economic reform efforts since 2011. Donald K. Emmerson recently discussed Myanmar's path to democracy within the context of the country's history, the current unrest in Rakhine State, and looking ahead to 2014 when Myanmar chairs ASEAN and prepares for its next presidential election.
October 26, 2012
An innovative course at Stanford is designing mobile phone platforms that help improve living conditions in Kenya's largest slums. Part of CDDRL's Program on Liberation Technology at the Freeman Spogli Institute, the course teams students up with local organizations to co-create technology projects that address clean water, sanitation and safety issues.
October 26, 2012
Recent Stanford graduate Jane N. Kim (J.D. 2012) has won the 1st Annual Korean Studies Writing Prize with her paper titled "The Globalization of Korean Food."
October 24, 2012
Amy Zegart writes in : Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned of a looming "cyber Pearl Harbor" and the CIA calls Internet security one of the greatest threats against the nation. So why wasn't the issue brought up during the presdiential debates?
October 23, 2012
Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer, a visiting associate professor and Stanton nuclear security junior faculty fellow at CISAC, writes in that the West's approach to Iran mirrors the way it once handled Iraq.
October 22, 2012
Fifty years ago, the Soviet Union and the United States stood on the brink of nuclear war. For thirteen days in October 1962, people around the world held their breath and hoped for a peaceful resolution to the Cuban Missile Crisis. the annual Drell Lecture with distinguished panelists who discuss and debate the crisis from the perspectives of Moscow and Washington, and consider what history has taught us.
October 22, 2012
CISAC honors graduate Sheena Chestnut Greitens writes in The New York Times that Asia was given short shrift in the foreign affairs debate between Obama and Romney.
October 19, 2012
As a follow up to the FSI piece on five foreign policy questions for Obama and Romney, FSE fellows ask a few additional food security related questions.
October 19, 2012
In the coverage of failed rocket launches and Kim Jong Un's new wife, North Korea's ordinary citizens are often overlooked. A new book by former British diplomat John Everard, delves into the daily life of North Koreans and examines the challenges of developing successful diplomatic relations with this isolated country. Everard spoke at Stanford on Oct. 26.