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History of Japanese War Brides

August 2022

SPICE has developed free lesson plans on an important chapter of U.S. immigration history that is largely unknown.

China’s Huge Exercises Around Taiwan Were a Rehearsal, Not a Signal, Says Oriana Skylar Mastro

August 2022

Nancy Pelosi’s visit was more pretext than provocation.

3 ways the Taiwan-China standoff could impact world markets

August 2022

The standoff between China and Taiwan (and the U.S.) has heightened tensions to their highest level in decades but — so far at least — economic observers haven’t seen a worst-case scenario.

Banning Content Platforms is Not a Solution to Hate Speech on the Internet, Even When the Platform is Meta

August 2022

Julie Owono, Executive Director of the Content Policy & Society Lab (CPSL) and a fellow of the Program on Democracy and the Internet (PDI) at Stanford University, on the issue of banning...

ARD Releases July 2022 Issue of Mofeed Digest

August 2022

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL is pleased to announce the release of the July 2022 issue of Mofeed Digest, a periodic recap of the most important scholarly and policy...

Announcing the Honorees of the 2022 Stanford e-Fukuoka Program

August 2022

Congratulations to student honorees Kasane Horiuchi and Mihiro Tomomatsu.

Were Facebook and Twitter Consistent in Labeling Misleading Posts During the 2020 Election?

August 2022

In an essay for Lawfare Blog, Samantha Bradshaw of American University and Shelby Grossman of the Stanford Internet Observatory explore whether two key platforms, Facebook and Twitter, were...

Mind Farce

August 2022

An Investigation into an Inauthentic Facebook and Instagram Network Linked to an Israeli Public Relations Firm

Scot Marciel Testifies Before the International Parliamentary Inquiry into the Global Response to the Crisis in Myanmar

August 2022

Even those countries and international organizations that have not supported the military junta in Myanmar have relied on flawed analysis and conventional diplomatic tools and approaches that do not...

Military Capabilities, Not Commitment, at Stake in Taiwan: Oriana Skylar Mastro Examines Fallout From Pelosi's Visit

August 2022

Political maneuvers like Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan only anger Beijing but ultimately do not address the key issue of whether the United States has the military capabilities needed to...

What China Wants Podcast Featuring Scott Rozelle

August 2022

Scott Rozelle is interviewed for the "What China Wants by Sam Olson" podcast, where he discusses "The Dangers from Invisible Chine," how the massive rural population threatens the...

Scot Marciel Appointed Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

August 2022

Marciel, a former senior U.S. diplomat, brings extensive experience in public policy focused on Southeast Asia. His appointment is based at FSI’s Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center.

My Experience as a Hiroshima Nagasaki Peace Messenger

August 2022

Stanford e-Hiroshima alumna Rio Sasaki shares her thoughts on being part of the last generation to hear the voices of atomic bomb survivors.

Can the NPT fulfill its promise to eliminate nuclear weapons?

August 2022

Latin American countries will push again for nuclear disarmament at this month’s review conference

Will Hallyu Swell to a Tidal Wave? Korea's Future as a Cultural Superpower

August 2022

The Korean Wave, which has unique characteristics and continues to evolve in intriguing directions, could become a first mover on the global cultural scene.

Russia, Ukraine, and the decision to negotiate

August 2022

Ending the fighting may well require talks, but the decision to negotiate should lie with Kyiv.

Renée DiResta of SIO testifies before the Committee on House Administration Subcommittee on Elections

July 2022

During a hearing titled “A Growing Threat: Foreign And Domestic Sources Of Disinformation," DiResta offered expert testimony on influence operations and the spread of narratives across social...

DHS plans to overhaul disinformation efforts to 'increase trust with the public'

July 2022

Herb Lin, a disinformation scholar at Stanford, said DHS will need to tread carefully moving forward. He worries “about any government involvement in this business” and whether “any mechanism that...

Daniel Greene accepted into 2022 Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Fellowship Program

July 2022

Dr. Daniel Greene has been accepted as a 2022 Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity fellow from the Center for Health Security at John Hopkins University.

Frontline Guam: Strategic Deterrence in the Westernmost U.S. Territory

July 2022

Expanding upon classic deterrence strategies, Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro proposes an underutilized path to deterrence in which Guam — a remote U.S. outpost that has become a strategic hub as...

Stanford e-China: No Ordinary Program

July 2022

The following reflection is a guest post written by Nathan Chan, an alumnus and honoree of the 2021 Stanford e-China Program, which is accepting student applications until September 1, 2022.

Using ‘safety by design’ to address online harms

July 2022

A look at how user choice and transparency provide new ways of addressing content moderation and online safety policy.

One. More. Time. It’s not about NATO

July 2022

Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin had a number of reasons for invading Ukraine in February and starting the largest military conflict in Europe since World War II.  Putin sought to portray the pre-...

How the cyberwar between Iran and Israel has intensified

July 2022

Three things to know about the not-so-covert cyber-operations between these two adversaries

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