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"Moral tension animates and complicates Mr. Stern’s beautiful, meticulously reported debut ... Mr. Stern has a gift for exposition, explaining the confusing geopolitics of the region with a blessed — and welcome — lucidity. He knows exactly when to break the fourth wall, strategically entering the...
Jan 28 2016 | CDDRL scholars weigh in on rise of organized crime in Mexico | Posted In: Faculty, Students
Beatriz Magaloni, director of CDDRL's Program on Poverty and Governance (PovGov), and Zaira Razu, a research associate and project manager at PovGov, recently released a piece in Current History on Mexico's ongoing drug war and the rise of violence. Although democratic structures have helped...
As part of  their research for the  Practicum Project,  IPS students David Jonason, Ethan Hamilton, and Nadia Anggraini traveled to Accra to evaluate the feasibility of digital textbook adoption in schools and libraries in Ghana. For this project, the team partnered with Worldreader, an NGO focused...
Oct 28 2015 | Stanford News | Posted In: Faculty
The new European Security Initiative at Stanford will examine the long-term policy issues and trends in Europe's changing geopolitical landscape, especially given Russia's growing aggression in the region.
Sep 15 2015 | CCDRL News | Posted In: Faculty
On September 1, Francis Fukuyama became the fourth director of the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) at Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute.