In this major new treatise on twenty-first-century global security, Jones, Pascual, and Stedman -- all experienced policy thinkers -- provide a conceptual framework and comprehensive agenda for U.S. foreign policy in a world of security interdependence, writes G. John Ikenberry, professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton.
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Carlos Pascual, Stanford class of 1980, has been named U.S. Ambassador to Mexico. In an auspicious start to his new role, Pascual joined President Obama in Guadalajara, Mexico on August 9 at the start of the mini-summit with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The annual meeting was started four years ago as a way for the three neighboring countries to build on ties established by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and to address contentious trade and immigration issues. Also on the summit agenda this year were the economic crisis, climate change, the swine flu pandemic and the battle against drug trafficking. Read more »
"Power and Responsibility" on Forum with Michael KrasnyCISAC in the news: KQED on May 28, 2009
Stephen Stedman, CISAC faculty member, and Bruce Jones, CISAC consulting professor were interviewed by Michael Krasny on KQED's Forum about their recently released book, "Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats." Read more »
Power & Responsibility book featured on Charlie Rose showCISAC in the news: Charlie Rose on April 23, 2009
Television interviewer Charlie Rose discussed the premise of "Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats," a book coauthored by CISAC's Stephen Stedman, during a broadcast on April 23, 2009. Co-author Carlos Pascual of the Brookings Institution and Brent Scowcroft, former U.S. national security adviser who wrote the book's foreword, were interviewed.
As fallout from accelerating climate change and the economic meltdown reveals, today's gravest threats are transnational, demanding unprecedented cooperation among competing nations to find lasting solutions. The policies and strategies developed for the balance-of-power rivalries of the 20th century no longer apply in this one, according to the authors of "Power & Responsibility," a book launched March 17 at Stanford.
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Stedman, Jones, Pascual address Power and Responsibility in New Era of Transnational Threatsin the news
In their new book, Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats, Stedman, Jones, and Pascual seek to mobilize more effective international action on transnational security threats and build political support for revitalizing international institutions. This requires a new foundation for security of "responsible sovereignty" -- requiring nations to protect their own people and to cooperate across borders to safeguard common resources and tackle common threats.
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CISAC's Stephen Stedman and partners from the Brookings Institution and New York University released a comprehensive set of foreign policy recommendations for the next U.S. president in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 20, a week after the project was unveiled at Stanford.
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