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International Order
Building multilateral security cooperation may require expanding the G-8

Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
What does it means for countries to be responsible stakeholders?

Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
In the wake of the Russia-Georgia conflict, Turkey looks to strengthen ties with former Soviet states

Nuclear Nonproliferation
New report outlines how US should reconfigure its nuclear policy

Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
Article by Stanley Foundation program officer focuses on the United States and rising powers

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Winter 2008

United Nations
Global responses to escalating civil conflicts are ­needed, and they’ll have implications for US policy

Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
The United States has an opportunity to forge enduring partnerships with rising powers to solve pressing global problems

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US Diplomacy
A long-touted civilian reserve corps is just part of the solution, but focus should be on boosting permanent US diplomacy efforts

Middle East
Helping Syria attract foreign investments, integrate into the global economy, do business with America will further reforms

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Fall 2008

Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
US, Indian journalists explore India’s rise and challenges ahead

Historic St. Petersburg nuclear dialogue ­provides rare opportunity for interaction with Russian scientists

Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
New public radio documentary

Middle East
Successful US leadership in the Middle East will require engagement, not a divide-and-conquer strategy

Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
An Interview With Odair Gonçalves

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Summer 2008

Confidence- and security-building measures can foster stable, productive relations between the United States, China, and Japan

US, Middle East
Policymakers should make multilateralism central to efforts to rebuild America’s reputation

US Military Advances Raise New Strategic Consequences

US Diplomacy
Most agree the United States must boost its civilian diplomacy efforts. So why isn’t the idea gathering steam?

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Spring 2008
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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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