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

Stopping the Spread of Nuclear Weapons
New challenges call for new approaches

The Nuclear World
State Department official says collaboration with other countries is key

North Korea
Tough policy choices must be made by the international community

US Foreign Policy
A discussion with Ambassador Chas. Freeman

The UN's New Leader
"Global challenges call for global response," says next UN secretary-general

Fall/Winter 2006

Editor's Note
Open media changes the face of the Arab world

Behind the Scenes
Arab media thriving amid controversy both in the United States and Middle East

Pan-Arab Satellite Television 101
New stations popping up 'every week'

On the Ground
Arab viewers show little loyalty to particular TV channels

Memo to Policymakers
US leaders must cope with savvy, sophisticated Arab audiences

US Coverage of the Middle East
Experts say US media often falls short of providing context, history, and analysis

The Images
Through the lens of VII Photo Agency photographers

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Summer 2006

Editor's Note
Provoking thought and encouraging dialogue since 1989

In 2026
US must lead multilateral efforts to address security threats, globalization

Budget Priorities
Diplomacy, International Affairs budget key to US leadership

A multilateral plan needed for country's rebuilding

International community still has the chance to lead, not react

United Nations
The search for a new secretary-general is under way

Another Chance for Diplomacy
World body a forum for member countries, not an independent entity

Teaching the Teachers
Explorer Awards send K-12 instructors worldwide

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Spring 2006
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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.

Courier Courier
The Spring 2017 issue of Courier provides insight and perspective on different global policy areas, including mass atrocity prevention in the Gambia and climate change agricultural innovation in Morocco. This issue also features a special look at the global order by Stanley Foundation president, Keith Porter; a feature on the struggle of a Somalian refugee hoping to resettle in the US; and a Q&A from our latest explorer award winner. The full Spring 2017 issue. PDF (1,151K) Subscribe for FREE.

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.

Employment Opportunities
Policy Program Associate, Mass Violence and Atrocities
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The Stanley Foundation seeks a program associate to join its Policy Programming Department. The chosen candidate will work with the foundation’s policy programming team and other staff to support the planning, implementation, and assessment of the impact of the foundation’s human protection policy programming in pursuit of our mission, vision, and organizational goals.

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