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FSI Director Michael McFaul introduces President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at a live video address on May 27, 2022.

FSI Director Michael McFaul Honored by the Government of Ukraine with State Award

In a show of appreciation for his support of Ukraine, Michael McFaul was awarded an Order of Merit by Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
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Reflections on Mikhail Gorbachev's Life from FSI Scholars

Rose Gottemoeller, Steven Pifer, Francis Fukuyama, and Michael McFaul discuss the complex life and legacy of the last leader of the Soviet Union.
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Assessing China’s Conventional and Unconventional Challenges to U.S. National Security

Oriana Skylar Mastro offers guidance on how to identify and understand the various strategic threats presented by the still-rising superpower.

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Private Equity Investment in Nursing Homes: Increasing Profits at the Cost of Human Life

Commentary / September 2, 2022
When private equity buys nursing homes, death rates go up by 10 percent. Yasmin Rafiei halted her studies at Stanford School of Medicine to investigate.
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Jennifer Pan joins the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies as a Senior Fellow working with the Center on China's Economy and Institutions

Jennifer Pan to Become FSI’s Newest Senior Fellow

News / September 1, 2022
Pan’s research focuses on political and authoritarian politics, including how preferences and behaviors are shaped by political censorship, propaganda, and information manipulation.
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Jennifer Pan joins the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies as a Senior Fellow working with the Center on China's Economy and Institutions

Jennifer Pan to Become FSI’s Newest Senior Fellow

News / September 1, 2022
Pan’s research focuses on political and authoritarian politics, including how preferences and behaviors are shaped by political censorship, propaganda, and information manipulation.
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APARC Invites Fall 2023 Asia Studies Fellowship Applications

News / September 1, 2022
The Center offers a suite of fellowships for Asia researchers to begin fall quarter 2023. These include postdoctoral fellowships on contemporary Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, inaugural postdoctoral fellowships and visiting scholar positions with the newly launched Stanford Next Asia Policy Lab, and fellowships for experts on Southeast Asia.
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Memories of Mikhail Gorbachev - and a unique time in Russian history

Commentary / September 1, 2022
So many wonderful things have been said of Mikhail Sergeevich Gorbachev in recent days that I am loath simply to repeat them. Instead, I have reached back for my own memories, those that brought home to me his unique place in Russian history.
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Local Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

News / August 31, 2022
CDDRL's Leadership Network for Change and the Center for International Private Enterprise awarded collaboration grants to six teams of alumni to foster cooperation and strengthen democratic development on a regional and global scale.
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2022 SPICE/NCTA East Asia Summer Institute for Middle School Teachers

Blogs / August 30, 2022
Teachers from all regions of the United States and from China participated.
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Assessing China’s Conventional and Unconventional Challenges to U.S. National Security

News / August 25, 2022
Providing a focused analysis of the challenges China poses to U.S. interests, Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro offers readers a means to identify and understand the various strategic threats presented by the superpower on the rise.
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It’s Time to Help Myanmar’s Resistance Prevail

Commentary / August 24, 2022
The country’s brutal coup regime is no candidate for political compromise.
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Pro-Kremlin Twitter Network Takes Aim at Ukraine and COVID-19

Blogs / August 24, 2022
Twitter suspended a network of accounts that coordinated to promote narratives around the coronavirus pandemic, and to amplify a pro-Russian news site ahead of the invasion of Ukraine.
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Unheard Voice

Blogs / August 24, 2022
Stanford Internet Observatory collaborated with Graphika to analyze a large network of accounts removed from Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter in our latest report. This information operation likely originated in the United States and targeted a range of countries in the Middle East and Central Asia.
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Graham Webster Contributes Chapter to New Book on US-China Relations

News / August 23, 2022
Following the success of The China Questions, a new volume of insights from top China specialists explains key issues shaping today’s United States–China relationship. Graham Webster of the DigiChina Project authored "What Is at Stake in the US–China Technological Relationship?" for the book.
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Larry Diamond, Kathryn Stoner, Erik Jensen and Francis Fukuyama at the opening session of the 2022 Draper Hills Fellows Program

Stanford summer fellowship crafts next generation of global leaders

News / August 23, 2022
The Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program reconvened in person for the first time, bringing budding leaders together with the world’s most influential democracy scholars.
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Stanford e-Fukuoka Wraps up Its Inaugural Session

Blogs / August 23, 2022
Instructor Kasumi Yamashita looks back on the first session of Stanford e-Fukuoka.
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Daphne Keller and ACLU File Comment to Meta Oversight Board in "UK Drill Music" Case

News / August 23, 2022
The Program on Platform Regulation's Daphne Keller worked with the ACLU to file this comment to the Meta Oversight Board's "UK Drill Music" case.
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China Hasn’t Reached the Peak of Its Power

Commentary / August 22, 2022
Why Beijing can afford to bide Its time
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SPICE Recognizes Top Students in Stanford e-Japan and the Reischauer Scholars Program

News / August 19, 2022
The Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), with generous support from the Freeman Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of a new teacher professional development opportunity for secondary school teachers in Hawaii.
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How Unmoderated Platforms Became the Frontline for Russian Propaganda

News / August 17, 2022
In an essay for Lawfare Blog, Samantha Bradshaw, Renee DiResta and Christopher Giles look at how state war propaganda in Russia is increasingly prevalent on platforms that offer minimal-moderation virality as their value proposition.
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Scott Rozelle interacts with children in a classroom in Ningxia, China.

Why "Big Data China" Is Needed Now More Than Ever: A Conversation

News / August 17, 2022
In this video short, Scott Rozelle, SCCEI Co-Director sits down with Scott Kennedy, CSIS Trustee Chair in Chinese Business, to discuss Big Data China, a new project aimed at bridging the gap between cutting-edge academic research on China and the Washington policy community.
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Meta Just Happens to Expand Messenger’s End-to-End Encryption

News / August 11, 2022
Riana Pfefferkorn of SIO spoke with Wired on Meta's expansion of end-to-end encryption in Messenger.
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History of Japanese War Brides

News / August 11, 2022
SPICE has developed free lesson plans on an important chapter of U.S. immigration history that is largely unknown.
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A Taiwanese F-5 fighter jet is seen after taking off from Chihhang Air Base on August 06, 2022 in Taitung, Taiwan.

China’s Huge Exercises Around Taiwan Were a Rehearsal, Not a Signal, Says Oriana Skylar Mastro

Commentary / August 10, 2022
Nancy Pelosi’s visit was more pretext than provocation.
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Honor guards prepare to raise the Taiwan flag in the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall square.

3 ways the Taiwan-China standoff could impact world markets

Commentary / August 10, 2022
The standoff between China and Taiwan (and the U.S.) has heightened tensions to their highest level in decades but — so far at least — economic observers haven’t seen a worst-case scenario.
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Banning Content Platforms is Not a Solution to Hate Speech on the Internet, Even When the Platform is Meta

News / August 9, 2022
Julie Owono, Executive Director of the Content Policy & Society Lab (CPSL) and a fellow of the Program on Democracy and the Internet (PDI) at Stanford University, on the issue of banning platforms. Authored for Just Security.
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