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Exclusive Interview
Bush: ’We Care About Africa’
President Believes United States¸ Africa Forging New Relationship

United Nations
Who Rebuilds After Conflict? It Depends.
World Community Better at Handling Post-Conflict Crises, But More Is Needed

United Nations
Security to Do What?
War-Fighting vs. Policing

Youth Programs
Thinking Globally¸ Connecting Locally
Foundation Summer Programs Focus on Dreams¸ Team Work¸ and Creativity to Develop Global Citizens

Asia-Pacific Initiatives
North Koreans Seek Nukes¸ Economic Help
DPRK Officials Remain Ambiguous at Meeting in California

New Common Ground Feature
’Destination Spotlight’ Debuts
Premier highlights Surprising Scene in Iran

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Public Radio Special
What Can the World Do?
Documentary Examines Ways to Help War-Afflicted Children

Post-Conflict Rebuilding
A Step Up
Cambodian Rehab Center Helps Landmine Victims¸ Amputees

Strategies for National Security
Securing Peace in the 21st Century
Task Force Examines US Power¸ Democracy-Building¸ and Threats to Both

After Iraq
What’s Next for Iran?
Saddam’s Downfall Brings Joy¸ Apprehension to Iranians

North Korea and Iran Pose Challenges
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at Risk
Could it become a "hollow shell"?

Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Leading in War’s Aftermath
Foundation Conference Convenes UN Leaders¸ Diplomats

Download Summer Issue  PDF (746K)


Strategy for Peace Conference
The Case for Multilateralism
’What Kind of Country Do We Want to Be?’

Strategy for Peace Conference
Cooperating in the Post-9/11 Era
Bilateral Relationships With China¸ Iran¸ and Russia Examined

The Pied Piper of Kosovo
Instruments of Peace
Music teacher helps children forget the horrors of war

Children of War
fighting¸ dying¸ surviving

Refugee Protection
A ’Numbers Problem’
Better Management of African Population Migrations Needed

Global Education
’A Compelling Story’
Alternative students organize seminar on the Middle East

World Press Review
International Editor of the Year
Zimbabwe Newsman Confronts Abuses by Powerful Ruling Elite

Download Spring Issue  PDF (770K)

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2017 International Women Authors Event 2017 International Women Authors Event
Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami, author of “The Moor’s Account,” will be the featured speaker at the 2017 International Women Authors event on November 9 in Rock Island, Illinois.

Courier Courier
As summer winds down, take a look at the new issue of Courier from the Stanley Foundation. The Summer 2017 issue delves into topics including the transition away from coal in Germany, the increased role of cities in global governance, and the crisis in Venezuela. Also in this issue, read about the increased capabilities of 3D printing, and oversight over emerging technologies. Summer 2017 PDF (1,151K) Subscribe for FREE.

Stanley Foundation Annual Conferences Stanley Foundation Annual Conferences
The Stanley Foundation holds two annual conferences, UN Issues and the Strategy for Peace Conference. These bring together experts from the public and private sectors to meet in a distraction-free setting and candidly exchange ideas on pressing foreign policy challenges.

Divided into roundtable talks, the cutting-edge discussions are intended to inspire group consensus and shared recommendations to push forward the debate on the foundation’s key policy areas.

A Climate for Conflict: Stories from Somalia A Climate for Conflict: Stories from Somalia
The Ground Truth Project, New America, and the Stanley Foundation are hosting a Screening of “A Climate for Conflict” and discussion with the creators followed by a panel discussion on Climate Security and Societal Resilience on May 30, 2017.

Somalia today is at a crossroads between a deepening crisis and a path to stability. Photographer and filmmaker Nichole Sobecki and writer Laura Heaton spent 18 months documenting personal stories of Somalia, creating a film, photography, and reporting that vividly illustrate the human consequences and security risks of a changing climate. Read more.

Follow the conversation online with #AClimateforConflict.

Stanley Foundation at 60
On December 12, 1956, the Stanley Foundation was certified as a nonprofit corporation in the state of Iowa, bringing to life an organization dedicated to creating a world in which there is a secure peace with freedom and justice. Sixty years later, the organization continues to pursue and advance that vision as a thriving nonpartisan operating foundation. Moreover, it remains an organization with a professional staff and the involvement of family members who have an ongoing role in shaping its strategy and core values. More.

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