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Seoul Search
South Koreans emphasize denuclearization successes of multilateral talks

Change Coming
Amid renewed calls for eliminating nuclear weapons, Stanley Foundation analyzes issues behind US strategy

International Action Needed
It’s time for ASEAN to move beyond rhetoric and take action against military regime

America & the World
What role does this play in the US global agenda?

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Winter 2007

Southeast Asia
Aid, trade, infrastructure

United States & Lebanon
Challenges and recommendations

Other battles and issues must be addressed

United Nations
Human rights vs. “war on terror”?

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Fall 2007

Beyond Fear
US military in Djibouti takes softer approach to counterterrorism

Can it join the global economy?

Policy Analysis
Facing nontraditional threats

Vienna Report
We have reached a crossroads on nuclear issues

Beyond Fear
“Let’s do everything we avoid a war.”

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Summer 2007

US Foreign Policy
Conference examines how United States might lead effectively in the 21st century

At a Glance
Six breakout panels at the Stanley Foundation’s Conference on National and Global Security delved into issues that often come up in the foundation’s work.

National Security
Large majorities of Americans see a vital need to earn international goodwill

The Far East
Engagement is key to US policy in a region of conflicted past, an unclear future, and cross-border challenges growing ever-more complex

Constructive Debate
New series of jointly authored policy papers examines ways to strengthen multilateral engagement

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Spring 2007
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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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