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Emerging Africa: How 17 Countries are Leading the Way

November 15, 2010

Steve Radelet is Senior Advisor for Development in the Office of the Secretary of State.

2010 Payne Lecture Series: The Struggle for the Broader Middle East: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go

May 17, 2010

Zalmay Khalilzad is President and CEO of Khalilzad Associates LLC, an international advisory firm.

2010 Payne Lecture Series: Giving Back: Finding the Best Way to Make a Difference

April 20, 2010

Bill Gates is the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he shapes and approves foundation strategies, reviews results, advocates for the foundation’s issues and helps set...

Thinking About Foreign Aid: Development Assistance in Failed and Recovering States

February 20, 2010

Join the Stanford Association for International Development in exploring issues of development and post-conflict health on February 20th in Annenberg Auditorium with Andrew Natsios, the Director of...

State Development, State Building, and Foreign Aid

October 22, 2009

Stephen Krasner is a former director of CDDRL, deputy director of FSI, an FSI senior fellow, and the Graham H. Stuart Professor of International Relations at Stanford University.

FrontlineSMS:Medic - Democratizing mHealth for the Developing World on Their Terms Not Ours

October 1, 2009

FrontlineSMS:Medic is a Palo Alto based tech nonprofit startup that began in early 2009 with several Stanford undergraduates and graduate students at the helm.

Can Development Aid Contribute to Social Cohesion? Evidence From a Field Experiment in Post-Conflict Liberia

May 28, 2009

James Fearon is the Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, a professor of political science and CISAC affiliated faculty member at Stanford University.

US Civil - Military Relations and the Implications of the Private Military Contractors

February 19, 2009

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Locating the Oil Wars

December 4, 2008

Emily Meierding is a Ph.D. Candidate in the University of Chicago Department of Political Science.

Integrating 21st Century Development and Security Assistance

February 13, 2008

In early 2007, CSIS launched an expert task force to examine the growing involvement of the Department of Defense as a direct provider of “non-traditional” security assistance, concentrated in...

The Spirit of Democracy

January 22, 2008

Stanford's Larry Diamond will discuss his forthcoming book, The Spirit of Democracy.

The United States and Asia's Newest Tiger: Trade, Aid and Governance in Vietnam

October 2, 2007

Vietnam has become the newest "Asian tiger." The US played a leading role in negotiating Vietnam's January 2007 entry into the World Trade Organization and the 2001 US-Vietnam Bilateral Trade...

Four Policy Planning Stories in Search of a Theory

June 4, 2007

Stephen Krasner is a former director of CDDRL, former deputy director of FSI, an FSI senior fellow, and the Graham H.

Understanding Democratic Transitions and Consolidation from Case Studies: Lessons for Democracy Assistance

March 5, 2007

The purpose of this conference is to review and rethink the collective knowledge on the theory and practice of democratization and foreign democratic assistance.

Randomization and Foreign Assistance

March 2, 2007

Abhijit Banerjee is the Ford Foundation Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, director of the Poverty Action Lab, and past president of the...

More Than Humanitarianism: A Strategic U.S. Approach Toward Africa

February 15, 2006

Lyman and Morrison will discuss the Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on the US and Africa.

Democracy Promotion Under Stress: Causes and Consequences

January 25, 2006

Thomas Carothers is a leading authority on democracy promotion and democratization worldwide as well as an expert on U.S. foreign policy generally.