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Seeking a secure peace with freedom and justice, built on global citizenship and effective global governance.

Risky Regions
Caught Off Guard
Europe Seeks Ways to Address Threats

Risky Regions
A Strategic Pivot
Korean Peninsula Presents a Complex Challenge

Risky Regions
Subcontinental Shakeup
United States Finds New Ally in Pakistan

Risky Regions
A Battle for the Moderates
Understanding Arab Culture Is Key

Ten Years After the Soviet Collapse
Terrorists in Chechnya?
Putin Says Bin Laden Is Involved; Refugees Believe Otherwise

Ten Years After the Soviet Collapse
Hope for the Russian Media?
Two Titans Meet

Humanitarian Work Honored
The 2001 Hoover Medal was given to Stanley Foundation President and Chair Richard Stanley

Alliance At Work
Eyes in the Sky
Article 5 Invoked

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United Nations
Rebuilding After War
Laying Durable Foundations for Peace

’The future is squarely on their shoulders’
Common Ground’s Kristin McHugh recently talked to Julia Taft

New Foundation Program
Going Solo?
Strategies for National Security Initiative to Explore US Policy Options

Servers at Sea
Online¸ Offshore
Web Entrepreneurs Seek Haven on Former Gunnery Platform

What’s in It for Youth
Thinking Globally¸ Playing Locally
Summer Programs Offer Global Perspectives

Technology Access
Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Ideal Terrorist Tools Must Be Both Dramatic and Available

More Common Ground
World Affairs Matter
Foundation Expands Radio Show to Hourlong Format

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Relief and Protection
The Role of Nonstate Actors
Armed Conflict Produces Profitable Opportunities

’Ironies Are Everywhere’
Cuba¸ the United States¸ and the World
Americans and Cubans Meet in Havana

Promoting "Habits of Cooperation" in Southeastern Europe
A Plan to Rebuild Serbia
Recommendations Inspired by the Marshall Plan

Satellite Imaging
The Globalization of Sky and Space
Eyes in the Sky Provide Detailed Views of Earth

Marx Meets Magic Kingdom
Lithuanian Theme Park Preserves Soviet Statues

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Courier Courier
The Winter 2018 issue of Courier focuses on innovators and innovative ideas for global challenges—the role of women and vulnerable countries in mitigating climate change; the potential of blockchain technology in nuclear safeguards; the part the Boy Scouts are playing to keep the peace in the Central African Republic; the possibility that private enterprise could contribute to a more resilient society in Iraq; and an appreciation of the late Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Winter 2018 PDF. Subscribe for Free.

The Stanley Foundation: Part of COP24 The Stanley Foundation: Part of COP24
As a part of our efforts to limit global warming to 1.5° C, the foundation put forward policy ideas to achieve a global turning point in emissions by 2020, built upon efforts to catalyze global climate action by countries and sub- and non-state actors, and worked with journalists to strengthen coverage of the UN climate negotiations.

59th Strategy for Peace Conference 59th Strategy for Peace Conference
The Stanley Foundation convenes its Strategy for Peace Conference annually to consider key policy challenges, drawing on the experience and knowledge of invited experts from the public and private sectors.

At the conference concurrent roundtables are focused on each of the foundation’s three current areas of programming—climate changenuclear policy, and mass violence and atrocities. This year a fourth roundtable will focus on global governance. Roundtable discussion is intended to generate group consensus recommendations for policy change and multilateral action. More.

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Investigation U. Camper Photos Investigation U. Camper Photos
We had a great group of campers attend the Investigation U. program this summer. Click here for photos. For participants only, username: IU2018.