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President Barack Obama at the “Challenges to Democracy in the Digital Information Realm" conference.

Barack Obama Addresses Online Disinformation, Regulation and Democracy

The former president was the keynote speaker at a symposium on disinformation and its effects on democracy hosted by the Stanford Cyber Policy Center and Obama Foundation.
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Korea Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Conference Spotlighting South Korean Wave, North Korean Geopolitics

The Korea Program at Shorenstein APARC will commemorate its 20-year anniversary with a two-day conference featuring speakers from the K-pop industry, academia, and government.
Some of the original Ukrainian alumni from the Draper Hills Summer Fellowship gather in Kyiv in 2013.

A History of Unity: A Look at FSI’s Special Relationship with Ukraine

FSI's long history of building friendships and creating engagement with Ukrainian scholars and civil leaders is more important now than it's ever been.

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Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks and her team meet at the Hoover Institution with students and faculty from the Gordian Knot Center.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks Discusses Importance of Strategic Partnerships with Stanford Faculty and Students

News / April 12, 2022
A visit from the Department of Defense’s deputy secretary gave the Gordian Knot Center a prime opportunity to showcase how its faculty and students are working to build an innovative workforce that can help solve the nation’s most pressing national security challenges.
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Felter: Insurgents attack aid programs to undermine governments

News / July 2, 2014
Research by CISAC Senior Research Scholar Joe Felter shows that insurgents try to derail government-delivered aid programs in poor areas because they fear successful programs will boost the government's credibility. Preventive measures include providing greater security around aid projects and limiting advance knowledge about them.
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Felter: Development projects don't always win 'hearts and minds'

News / June 12, 2014
CISAC senior research scholar Joe Felter provides evidence that the strategy of "winning hearts and minds" with development projects can backfire in some conflict zones where insurgents are suspicious of government intent.
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Stanford scholars: Lessons learned from the Afghanistan War

News / May 1, 2013
With the Taliban now open to peace talks, a political end to the war in Afghanistan appears in sight. A number of Stanford scholars have been closely involved with the war - as diplomats, soldiers, analysts and educators. In this video they discuss lessons learned from America's second-longest war and talk about what's next for Afghanistan.
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Joseph Felter to join CISAC as senior research scholar

News / July 18, 2011
The Center for International Security and Cooperation is delighted to welcome Dr. Joseph Felter as a Senior Research Scholar. At CISAC, Joe will build and lead a research program on counterinsurgency and counterterrorism, working closely with CISAC scholars and others from around Stanford. He will also serve as a west coast representative of the Empirical Studies of Conflict (ESOC) Project, a nationwide multi-university undertaking. Joe begins at CISAC on September 1st.
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