Martha Crenshaw is building a searchable, online map in an attempt to overcome one of the biggest challenges to tackling terrorism: understanding the motivations, allegiances, shifting priorities and organizational structures of the dozens of militant groups around the world. Read more »
FSI Stanford, Shorenstein APARC News
Two Stanford graduates with close ties to FSI’s centers have been named 2012 Rhodes Scholars. A third was selected as a Mitchell Scholar. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford Announcement
Congratulations to Philippe de Koning, recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship. De Koning, 22, of Paris, France, earned a bachelor's degree in international relations at Stanford in 2010, and was a Class of 2010 graduate of the CISAC honors program. Read more »
CDDRL, FSI Stanford Press Release
The Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford University announced today that Kavita Ramdas will assume the position of executive director of the newly launched Program on Social Entrepreneurship. Ramdas is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of global development, gender justice, and philanthropy working for over 20 years to advance the rights of marginalized and excluded communities worldwide. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news
Joseph Felter will join CISAC in September as a senior research scholar, bringing his expertise in counterinsurgency, special operations, terrorism and conflict to bear on research conducted alongside scholars from Stanford and other major universities across the country. Read more »
A tale of two continentsOp-ed: The New Republic on June 23, 2011
The United States and the Euro zone are both in deep economic trouble but in different ways, writes Josef Joffe, a senior fellow at FSI and the Hoover Institution. The U.S. has the worst budget deficit since World War II but can't budge the unemployment rate. The Euro zone is split between the dire financial needs of the PIIGS, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Space, and the powerful leaders, France and Germany.
David Kinley discusses relationship between global finance and human rightsCDDRL, FSI Stanford, PHR News
On November 1, David Kinley, chair of human rights law at the University of Sydney, addressed economists, financiers, consultants, human rights activists, and students in his talk "Principle, Pragmatism or Prostitution? Speaking human rights to global finance," hosted by CDDRL and the Program on Human Rights.
- » The Stanford Daily features David Kinley's seminar, "Principle, Pragmatism, or Prostitution? Speaking human rights to global finance"