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Mariko Yang-Yoshihara Empowers Girls in Japan with STEAM Education

October 2021

SPICE’s Yang-Yoshihara aims to level the playing field and raise self-efficacy for all genders.

C.I.A. Director William Burns Encourages Students to Pursue Public Service with Humility and Open Minds

October 2021

Director Burns shared how he is applying the lessons he learned as a diplomat to make the intelligence community an effective organization for the challenges facing policymakers today.

Would the United States Come to Taiwan's Defense?

October 2021

On CNN's GPS with Fareed Zakaria, APARC Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro shares insights about China's aspirations to take Taiwan by force and the United States' role, should a...

Does AUKUS Violate the Pledge of a Nuclear-Free South Pacific? China Thinks It Might.

October 2021

China is tapping into broader anti-nuclear sentiment in the region to attack Australia’s nuclear submarine deal.

A Hypothetical Command Vision Statement for a Fictional PLA Cyber Command

October 2021

In 2018, U.S. Cyber Command released its Command Vision statement, advancing “defend forward” and “persistent engagement” as new elements in the United States’ approach to advancing its security...

The nation’s last line of defense is controlled by really, really old technology

October 2021

The oldest information system the government operates might also be the most crucial one. No, not the IRS master file system. It’s the technology that controls nuclear weapons. It dates to the 1950s...

Stanford Researchers Document Progress, Missed Opportunities in Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake

October 2021

Unequal COVID-19 vaccination rates in the United States have compounded existing disparities in cases, hospitalizations and deaths among Black and Hispanic populations. SHP researchers quantify how...

Effectiveness of the COVID-19 Vaccine in One California Prison

October 2021

The latest study by the Stanford Health Policy COVID-19 modeling team shows that vaccination continues to provide powerful protection from the delta variant, even among people who have been infected...

Balance of Power: Surprise China Missile Test

October 2021

APARC Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro shares insights about China's hypersonic missile capabilities, and the implications of further military buildup.

Reconnecting Under the Trees: An RSP Alumni Lunch Gathering at Stanford

October 2021

Alumni of the Reischauer Scholars Program recently met at Stanford University over Japanese bentos and sushi.

The Standstill Conundrum: The Advent of Second-Strike Vulnerability and Options to Address It

October 2021

Emerging and disruptive technologies spell an uncertain future for second-strike retaliatory forces. New sensors and big data analysis may render mobile missiles and submarines vulnerable to...

China's hypersonic missile test 'wake up call' for US

October 2021

The nuclear-capable missile flew through low-orbit space and circled the earth before landing about 40 km off target.

‘There Is No Space Left for Any Freedom’: Shorenstein Journalism Award Recipient Swe Win Depicts Myanmar’s Return into Darkness

October 2021

Amidst the crisis in Myanmar, Burmese investigative journalist Swe Win, editor-in-chief of the independent news outlet Myanmar Now, continues to lead the newsroom from exile while his team is in...

Remembering Chito Gascón

October 2021

A member of the inaugural Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program cohort in 2005, Chito died from COVID-19 on October 9, 2021.

Growing Climate Solutions

October 2021

Stanford scientists discuss climate-smart agriculture

Opening Ceremony Held for Stanford e-Kawasaki

October 2021

Kawasaki Mayor Norihiko Fukuda makes welcoming comments.

For Doctors, Taking Medical Advice Is Sometimes a Hard Pill to Swallow

October 2021

Doctors often complain that patients don’t follow instructions. But when it comes to their own medical care, physicians do not necessarily do a better job than their patients.

Meet the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy Class of 2023

October 2021

The 2023 class of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy are finally here on campus and ready to dive into two years of learning, research and policy projects at the Freeman Spogli...

The Rise of Anti-Chinese Sentiments in South Korea: Political and Security Implications

October 2021

APARC and Korea Program Director Gi-Wook Shin shares insights on rising anti-China sentiments in South Korea and their implications for the upcoming South Korean presidential election.

Go Bold or Go Home: The Nuclear Posture Review Must Give Biden Real Options

October 2021

The NPR must position President Biden to right-size America's nuclear forces and pursue arms control negotiations.

Oleksiy Honcharuk Appointed the Bernard and Susan Liautaud Visiting Fellow

October 2021

Honcharuk, formerly the prime minister of Ukraine, will focus on examining what Western allies can do to support Ukraine in its struggle to thrive as a democracy in Eastern Europe while at Stanford.

Opening Ceremony Held for Stanford e-Kobe

October 2021

SPICE launches Stanford e-Kobe, its newest regional course in Japan.

Mofeed-19 Looks at Reporting on COVID-19 in Egypt

October 2021

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL, in partnership with the Arab Studies Institute, is pleased to announce the release of the third episode of Mofeed-19, a 19-minute video...

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