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Scholarly Publications

The Nature of the Political Transition in El Salvador: Advances and Setbacks in Democratic Consolidation

December 2003

The central question I want to address is: What is being constructed in El Salvador?

Ending Civil Wars: The Implementation of Peace Agreements

December 2002

Why do some peace agreements successfully end civil wars, while others fail? What strategies are most effective in ensuring that warring parties comply with their treaty commitments?

Democracy in Latin America: Degrees, Illusions, and Directions for Consolidation

December 1996

How can external actors - governments, regional organizations, the United Nations, financial institutions, nongovernmental organizations - affect the process of democratic transition and...

News

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.

Martha Crenshaw awarded $500,000 to study terrorist patterns

October 2009

Crenshaw, a senior fellow at FSI's Center for International Security and Cooperation, has received a National Science Foundation grant to identify patterns in the evolution of terrorist...

Events

The Long and Winding Road: Brazil's unique path to a Truth Commission and the hopes for justice in the future

October 16, 2012

On May 16, 2012, President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the Truth Commission (Comissão da Verdade) and announced the Access to Information Law (Lei de Acesso à Informação).

Collecting, Protecting, and Analyzing Human Rights Data

December 9, 2011

Abstract There will be a discussion of two different examples of liberation technology, one used to collect and protect human rights data, and the other used to analyze it.

Global Inequalities, Performance Gaps, and Mobile Innovations

November 3, 2011

AbstractPaul Kim will share his long journey that has been focused on devising, offering, and evaluating educational access to the underserved children in developing regions of the world.

People

Megan Gorman Megan Gorman Associate Director for Operations