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Strategies for US National Security
Is American Empire the Answer?
Policy analysts examine how the United States should use unprecedented global power

Common Ground
Defining Democracy Around the Globe
Expert discusses seemingly simple—but highly complicated—concept of democracy

United Nations
War-Weary Angolans Seek Recovery
Discussion: Can peace be more than the absence of war?

The UN on the Ground
’Doing Nothing Is Not an Option’
Forums explore better UN practices in war zones

World Press Review
International Editor of the Year Honored
Chinese journalist ’not afraid to walk the line’

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Winter 2004

Editor’s Note
Entering a New Era
World seeks new global security framework

Threats¸ Challenges¸ and Change
Connecting the Dots
How can the world agree on what the threats to security are?

Threats¸ Challenges¸ and Change
We Need a Better UN
Can the global security system be updated to address new challenges?

Threats¸ Challenges¸ and Change
What's Next?
Response to the panel’s recommendations will be crucial

The Response
What the US Is Saying
State Department official: panel’s work is an ’important exercise’

Is It Worth It?
UN costs Americans $7.51 annually per capita

Fall/Winter 2004

Internally Displaced People
Life in Bunia
Security and communication are major challenges

There’s a Long Way to Go
Stemming the Scourge of Small Arms
Disarmament advocates believe the United Nations can do more

Charting a New Course
Rethinking Security in the Gulf
A multilateral approach would strengthen regional bonds

The School of Multilateralism
A foreign policy analyst explains what some might also call ”liberal internationalism”

Notes From a Survivor
Playing for Life
Learning the flute spared former Cambodian refugee from death

A Memo From the Executive Vice President
The New Stanley Foundation
Our plan to give multilateralism a better chance of being understood and used

Peace, Love, Kum ba yah?
Is the United Nations Still Relevant?
Foundation radio documentary explores the future of 60-year-old institution

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Summer 2004

Southeast Asia
China Rising
Chinese and American influence in flux in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia
Fighting Terrorism on the "Second Front"
Distinguishing between political and extremist Islam is key in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia
Closer Than We Think
Border-hopping nature of some challenges demands regional solutions

India and Pakistan
Threading the Needle
Balancing the war on terror with efforts to prevent deadly conflict in South Asia

Fight Hunger & Disease to Prevent War
Poverty and Security: The Connection
1/1000 of rich countries’ wealth could save 8 million

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Spring 2004
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.