On April 13, 2015, Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) welcomed former Russian businessman and political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky as he presented his talk, Russia: Back to the Future. Mr.
AbstractEuropean and US-based scholars and practitioners have debated the purposes and sometimes the (limited) macro-effects of programs designed to promote transitions from authoritarianism to democracy in Middle East countries.
Francis FukuyamaSenior FellowDirector, Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Saumitra JhaSenior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Research Affiliate at the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSBSenior Fellow, SIEPR
Stephen D. KrasnerSenior FellowProfessor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution