Conflict and Conflict Resolution
CISAC's Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer explains that when it comes to chemical weapons, Syria is no Iraq. The Assad regime's purported use of chemical weapons could have lasting effects in Syria and across the region. Read more »
FSI Stanford, The Europe Center News
The Europe Center was pleased to host Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission (HRVP), at Stanford University on May 7th. HRVP Ashton’s address to a capacity audience of Stanford senior scholars is part of the Europe Center’s program focused on European and EU regional and global relations. The event co-sponsors - the Center for International Security and Cooperation, the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Hoover Institution - speaks to the esteem and the interest that multiple partners share in engaging the European Union’s highest foreign policy official. Read more »
CDDRL, PHR News
In March, Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda surrendered himself unexpectedly to the U.S. Embassy in Kigali, Rwanda asking for transfer to the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, where he was wanted for allegedly committing crimes against humanity. The apprehension of ICC indictees was one of the main challenges raised during the Program on Human Right's (PHR) Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Speaker Series last quarter. Read more »
Stanford scholars make the case to intervene in SyriaCDDRL, FSI Stanford, ARD in the news
More than two years into the uprising in Syria, the U.S. policy to "lead from behind" has done nothing but prolong the bloodshed. In a piece for The Atlantic, CDDRL's Larry Diamond and Lina Khatib argue that international intervention - led by the U.S. - is urgently needed to end a civil war that has fueled a refugee crisis and intensified regional insecurity. Read more »
CDDRL, FSI Stanford in the news
In a video address to Stanford University, ROC President Ma Ying-jeou (Taiwan) outlined the steps his administration is taking to build stronger relations with China and relieve tensions in the East China Sea. An upwards of 200 participants filled the room at the April 15 event sponsored by Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. Read more »
CDDRL, FSI Stanford Press Release
On April 15, the Democracy in Taiwan Project at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law will host a special event featuring the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Ma Ying-jeou. Read more »
Qatar's external and domestic challengesCDDRL, ARD in the news: International Bar Association on April 5, 2013
In a piece titled, "Qatar: meteoric growth must not distract from 'severe human rights shortcomings'" published by the International Bar Association, ARD co-founder Lina Khatib comments on Qatar's external and domestic challenges. Khatib's comments are based on her recent article for the Chatham House journal International Affairs titled, " Qatar's Foreign Policy: The Limits of Pragmatism".
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