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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 reflected 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,...

Where Does Tehran Go from Here? Abbas Milani on Post-Soleimani Life in Iran

January 2020

The January 3 assassination by the United States of Qassem Soleimani — the commander of Iran’s Quds Force — transformed Iran, Abbas Milani told Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies...

Winners Announced for the Spring 2019 Stanford e-Japan Award

January 2020

Stanford e-Japan is an online course that teaches Japanese high school students about U.S. society and culture and U.S.–Japan relations. The course introduces students to both U.S.

Why Invading Iran Would Be a Military Disaster

January 2020

/*-->*/ In the wake of a rollercoaster week of escalatory and de-escalatory signaling between the United States and Iran, both sides appear to have taken a step back from the abyss.

U.S.-Russia Young Professionals Nuclear Forum Participants Receive Rieser Award Honorable Mention

January 2020

For the first time in the history of the Leonard M. Rieser Award, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists gave an honorable mention.

Taiwan Election: One Day Out

January 2020

There is only one day left before Taiwan heads to the polls, and researchers, election integrity teams at tech platforms, and press are following the dynamics closely.

On the Integration of Psychological Operations with Cyber Operations

January 2020

/*-->*/ In a story released on Christmas Day, 2019, the Washington Post reported that U.S.

Sixth Young Professional Nuclear Forum Held in Moscow in November

January 2020

The sixth Young Professional Nuclear Forum (YPNF6), sponsored by the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University and the Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute (MEPhI...

Vaccination Rates Climb in California After Personal Belief Exemptions Curbed by State Law

January 2020

Measles came back with a vengeance in 2019, with cases quadrupling globally and 1,276 cases reported in the United States since the beginning of the year — the largest increase in 27 years.

SPICE Webinar: Culturally and Experientially Responsive Pedagogy

January 2020

This webinar was made possible through the Freeman Foundation’s support of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA), a multi-year initiative to encourage and facilitate teaching and...

Trump Is Playing With Fire in the Middle East

January 2020

/*-->*/ With Suleimani’s death, the months-long tit-for-tat cycle of pressure and provocation between Washington and Tehran has entered a much more dangerous phase.

Analyzing a Twitter Takedown Originating in Saudia Arabia

December 2019

On December 20, 2019 Twitter announced the removal of 88,000 accounts managed by Smaat, a digital marketing company based in Saudi Arabia, and attributed thousands of these accounts to involvement...

Taiwan Election: Three Weeks Out

December 2019

Last Friday, December 13, 2019, Facebook announced it had removed 118 fan pages, 99 groups, and 51 accounts supporting Taiwan’s KMT presidential candidate, Han Kuo-yu.

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