Institutions and Organizations

Scholarly Publications

Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy

September 2014

  Book Description Writing in The New York Time Book review, Michael Lind described The Origins of Political Order as "a major achievement by one of the leading public intellectuals of our time."...


Is global democracy in crisis? In new book, Stanford’s Fukuyama still sees hope

October 2014

Francis Fukuyma launches his new volume, "Political Order and Political Decay," at Stanford University in conversation with CDDRL Director Larry Diamond.





2007 Payne Lecture: AIDS: Pandemic and Agent for Change

May 2007

Executive Director of UNAIDS since its creation in 1995 and Under Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr.

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

October 2007

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

Power & Prosperity: New Dynamics, New Dilemmas

November 2007

FSI's annual International Conference and Dinner Join us for an invigorating day of addresses, debates and discussions of changing patterns of power and prosperity in the international system.