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Domestic Policies, Not Trade Politics, Explain China’s Economic Slowdown, Says Economic Expert Nicholas Lardy

February 2020

The signing of President Trump’s Phase One trade deal with China has rekindled speculations about the future of the world’s second-largest economy.

Indo-Pacific Security Expert Arzan Tarapore Named Research Scholar at APARC

February 2020

Shorenstein APARC is pleased to announce that Arzan Tarapore has been appointed a research scholar supporting the Center’s efforts to promote policy-relevant research, education, and public...

Ukraine may not yet escape US domestic politics

February 2020

Ukraine unhappily found itself at the center of the impeachment drama that played out in Washington last fall and during the first weeks of 2020. That threatened the resiliency of the U.S.-Ukraine...

Stanford-Hiroshima Collaborative Program on Entrepreneurship: Reflections

February 2020

Last fall, SPICE provided me an opportunity to design and organize its first post-collegiate online course.

China and East Asian Security Expert Oriana Skylar Mastro to Become FSI’s Newest Center Fellow

February 2020

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at Stanford University is pleased to announce that Oriana Skylar Mastro has been appointed an FSI Center Fellow.

Iowa caucuses did one thing right: Require paper ballots

February 2020

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How to Fix Democracy | Larry Diamond

February 2020

"Freedom is inseparable from human dignity," says LarryDiamond for Bertelsmann Foundation talks on "How to Fix Democracy." The crisis is “bad, deepening, accelerating,” but he suggests several...

Stanford Experts Publish Recommendations to Safeguard Democratic Elections Around the World

February 2020

A Q&A with Professor Stephen Stedman, who serves as the Secretary General of the Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age.Stephen Stedman, a Senior Fellow at the...

Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Fundamental Tension in Governing China, Says Stanford Sociologist and China Expert Xueguang Zhou

February 2020

Organizational sociology may not be the first academic field people tend to look to for an explanation of the origins of a public health crisis such as the spreading Wuhan coronavirus, but from the...

Pompeo visited Ukraine. Good. What next?

February 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spent January 31 in Kyiv underscoring American support for Ukraine, including in its struggle against Russian aggression.

Don't Let New START Die

February 2020

The 2010 New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) expires in one year. Unfortunately, President Trump’s attitude seems to reflect disinterest, if not antipathy.

Russia Is Updating Its Nuclear Weapons: What Does That Mean for the Rest of Us?

January 2020

This article originally appeared on the website of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where Rose Gottemoeller is a nonresident senior fellow in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program.

Stanford e-Kawasaki: The Vision of Mayor Norihiko Fukuda

January 2020

When I first visited Kawasaki City, I was immediately struck by the multicolored character for 川or “kawa” (river) in the Chinese characters for川崎 (Kawasaki) that appears on signs, buildings,...

Video: Thomas Fingar on Past and Present Milestones in U.S.-China Relations

January 2020

In a recent interview with People's Daily Online, APARC Fellow Thomas Fingar reflects on some of the milestones in the developing and diversifying relationship between the United States and China...

Poland: Presidential Election 2020 Scene-Setter

January 2020

This is the third of a series of pieces the Observatory intends to publish on societies and elections at risk from online disinformation.

Study Finds Transitional Care Services Cost-Effective After Hospitalization for Heart Failure in Elderly

January 2020

Elderly patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure have a poor prognosis and high risk of death and hospital readmission.

Researchers present their work at AGU 2019

January 2020

Each year, thousands of scientists from across the globe come together at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) annual fall meeting to share new findings and research on pressing topics facing our...

Elections Globally Are Under Threat. Here's How to Protect Them

January 2020

"The Kofi Annan Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age found the rise of social media has caused irrevocable harm to global electoral integrity and democratic institutions—and the...

Karen Eggleston on Coronavirus Outbreak and Health Policy Implications

January 2020

Updated January 24Millions of residents in China are under lockdown measures as the number of reported deaths from the coronavirus outbreak rises to 26.

Bipartisan US support for Ukraine at risk as Republicans echo Kremlin

January 2020

Speaking on Monday about Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, Ukraine’s foreign minister said “please don’t drag us into your [America’s] internal political processes.”  Unfortunately, Republicans...

Shinnenkai: A New Year Gathering

January 2020

On a recent Friday afternoon at Stanford, the weather reminded me of some crisp yet clear winter days in Japan.

Taiwan Election: Disinformation as a Partisan Issue

January 2020

On January 11, 2020, Taiwan held its 15th presidential and 10th Legislative Yuan election.

In the Wake of Soleimani’s Death, Experts Discuss What’s Next for Iran, the U.S., and the Middle East

January 2020

Following the death of Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s Quds Force, five international affairs experts from the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) gathered to discuss...

China and the global challenge to democracy

January 2020

In the inaugural episode of the Power 3.0 podcast, featured guest Larry Diamond discusses the Chinese Communist Party’s range of influence and interference activities that target the public, civic,...

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Didi Kuo Senior Research Scholar, CDDRL, Associate Director for Research, CDDRL Academic Research & Program Manager, American Democracy in Comparative Perspective
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Portrait of Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Kenneth F. Scheve Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Joseph Felter Lecturer
Portrait of Michael Armacost Michael H. Armacost Lecturer at APARC
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Megan Palmer Senior Research Scholar
James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science