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April 2017
Consider This...

April 2017
Cooperation and Collective Action
Joseph McNamara, Editor, The Stanley Foundation

April 2017
Conflict Averted Without Anyone Firing a Shot
Jaclyn Streitfeld-Hall

April 2017
International Order at Risk
Keith Porter, President, The Stanley Foundation

April 2017
“My Apartment Building Is Full of Women Worrying About What Is Next”
Abigail Higgins, Reporting for The Development Set

April 2017
Farming a Warmer Planet
Zack Colman, Christian Science Monitor

April 2017
‘Everyone’s Background Is Different’
Francie Williamson, The Stanley Foundation

November 2016
Moving Forward Together
Joseph McNamara, Editor

November 2016
Safeguard the World’s Nuclear Arsenals
Kennette Benedict

November 2016
Accelerate Climate Change Action
Michael Tubman

November 2016
Prevent Mass Atrocities and Genocide with Real Action
Allyson Neville

November 2016
Genocide Survivor Asks World to Listen
Francie Williamson, The Stanley Foundation

November 2016
Consider This...

July 2016
Peace at Risk in Burundi—Again
By Mike Jobbins

July 2016
Strengthening Nuclear Security in a Post-Summit World
Commentary by Martin B. Malin and Nickolas Roth

July 2016
No Time to Lose
By Bill Hare

July 2016
Investigation U. 2016

July 2016
2016 International Women Authors Event
to Honor Loung Ung

July 2016
When Unthinkable Becomes the Norm

July 2016
We Are Desperate and Without Help
By Dan Sullivan

May 2016
The Paris Agreement marks an unprecedented opportunity to quell the tide of climate change, and Iowans have a role to play
Published April 22, 2016 in Little Village

Todd Edwards, Stanley Foundation Program Officer

March 2016
Tackling Complexity with Simplicity…and a Plan
Joseph McNamara, Editor

March 2016
The Nuclear Security Summits
Sam Ratner

March 2016
The Stalking Threat of Nuclear Terrorism
Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith

March 2016
Acting on the Responsibility to Protect
Alex J. Bellamy

March 2016
Save the Climate for Us All

March 2016
Getting to Know
World Leaders of Tomorrow

January 2016
Connecting...
Joseph McNamara, Editor

January 2016
No Time to Rest
Monica Araya

January 2016
COP21 Aftermath
Ann Gardiner

January 2016
Lessons for the Teacher
Leslie Bennett

January 2016
Peaceful Tools in the Responsibility to Protect
Alex Bellamy

October 2015
Op-Ed: A Groundswell in New York: Tackling Climate Change and Sustainable Development from the Bottom Up
Little Village

Todd Edwards, Stanley Foundation Program Officer on Climate Change

September 2015
Defying Mass Violence and Genocide
Lee Ann De Reus

September 2015
Climate Change as a Test Case for Global Governance

September 2015
China’s Passive-Aggressive Strategy
Victor D. Cha

September 2015
CONSIDER THIS: Building Bridges

September 2015
The Best Person for the Job
Keith Porter, President

September 2015
Hope in Darkness
Anthony Kasongo

September 2015
Rebuilding Bridges
Tigranna Zakaryan

July 2015
Improving Nuclear Security—One Summit at a Time
Global Summitry: Politics, Economics, and Law in International Governance

Anya Loukianova, The Stanley Foundation

April 2015
Destination: Peru
Leslie Bennett

April 2015
Consider This...

April 2015
Action for Future Generations
Jennifer Smyser, Editor

April 2015
The Assault on Pelindaba
Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith

April 2015
With Open Minds and Open Arms
Ari Bakke

April 2015
A New Architecture for
Climate Action at Paris

S. Jacob Scherr

April 2015
And the Winner Is…

October 2014
A Life of Compassion, Respect, and Love
Keith Porter, President, The Stanley Foundation

October 2014
A Brighter Future

October 2014
Six Feet Above Sea Level
David Wei

October 2014
Matching Words With Deeds
Keith Porter

October 2014
CONSIDER THIS...

July 2014
Godzilla and Global Governance
Jennifer Smyser, Editor

July 2014
Eight Days in Bangui
Evan Cinq-Mars

July 2014
Global Governance Reimagined
Keith Porter

July 2014
Protection for the People

July 2014
Plutonium Fever Blossoms in Japan
Douglas Birch, R. Jeffrey Smith, and Jake Adelstein

July 2014
Calibrating India’s Climate-Change Response
Samir Saran

July 2014
New Horizons

March 2014
A Gathering in the City of Peace and Justice
By Ambassador Piet de Klerk

March 2014
Rivalry, Vengeance, and Hope
Andrei Serbin Pont

March 2014
Consider This...HEU

March 2014
Floods and the Foundation’s Future
Jennifer Smyser, Editor

March 2014
A House Divided
Ramesh Thakur

March 2014
Saving the World at Plutonium Mountain
David E. Hoffman and Eben Harrell

March 2014
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Climate Talks

March 2014
On Pain and Vision
Ambassador Alfredo Labbé

November 2013
Chipping Away at the Iceberg
Jennifer Smyser, Editor

November 2013
Liquid-Sunny Days:
Jan Fear

November 2013
R2P Is Dead, Long Live R2P

November 2013
Literature and the Legacy of War

November 2013
The G-20 Must Be Revitalized
Mike Callaghan

November 2013
Why the G-20 Still Matters
Zhu Jiejin

November 2013
The True Size of Africa

September 2013
An HEU Milestone Means a New Challenge Ahead
by Anya Loukianova

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
A column written for the Fissile Materials Working Group

August 2013
Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister On All Things Nuclear

July 2013
Human Security in a Dangerous World: Lysoen Declaration Revisited
Keith Porter, The Stanley Foundation

July 2013
Same Name, New Game
Jennifer Smyser, Editor

July 2013
Kenya’s Travails
Kira Kay

July 2013
A Smarter Approach
Audrey Williams

July 2013
Waving the Red Flag: Preventing Atrocities

July 2013
More Star Trek Than CSI
Rei Tang

July 2013
UN Peacekeeping by Numbers

July 2013
Activating Human Protection in Situations of Crisis

July 2013
International Conference on Nuclear Security: Enhancing Global Efforts
Anya Loukianova, The Stanley Foundation

July 2013
Lloyd Axworthy Talks About the Lysöen Declaration

February 2013
Preventing Nuclear Terrorism
Jennifer Smyser, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

February 2013
Four Years From Prague
Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, and former CIA intelligence officer

February 2013
An Enduring Legacy on Nuclear Security

February 2013
Realizing a World Without Weapons-Usable Nuclear Material
Miles Pomper, Senior Research Associate, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

February 2013
Toward a Safe, Secure World

December 2012
The President Reaches Out to Burma

November 2012
Headed to the Morgue?: US-Russian Cooperation on Nuclear Security

November 2012
Mali’s Deepening Crisis: How Will the World Respond?

October 2012
International Cooperation From the Perspective of Rising Powers

October 2012
US Leadership in a Changing World

October 2012
Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s Political Thaw

October 2012
Securing Nuclear Material Must Continue
Jennifer Smyser, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

October 2012
Creating Global Order
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

October 2012
New Surveys Reveal Americans’ Views on US Global Leadership

October 2012
America at a Crossroads
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

October 2012
Saving Lives Requires US Leadership
Rachel Gerber, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

September 2012
Debating Protection and the Use of Force

July 2012
The G-20 Generates a “Same Boat Spirit” for World Leaders

June 2012
Rio+20 = What?

June 2012
In Defense of the Photo Op

June 2012
A New Era in International Relations
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

June 2012
The Power of Face-to-Face Engagement
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

June 2012
In Defense of the Photo Op
David Shorr, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

June 2012
Rising Powers at the Table
Yves Tiberghien Associate Professor, Political Science, University of British Columbia

June 2012
Conference Examines Leader-level Problem Solving

May 2012
Guinea-Bissau Coup Tests UN Peacebuilding

May 2012
Obama Establishes Atrocities Prevention Board

May 2012
Summit Preview: G-8 and NATO

May 2012
Give the G-20 its Due
Real Clear World

David Shorr and Giovanni Grevi

May 2012
Peacekeeping and the Responsibility to Protect
The Interdependent

Rachel Gerber

April 2012
Kony 2012: A Lesson in Online Activism

March 2012
Marking Ten Years of the Responsibility to Protect
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

March 2012
The Responsibility to Protect In Action
Gareth Evans

March 2012
A Coming of Age for Human Protection
Sean Harder, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

March 2012
The Future of Responsibility
Rachel Gerber, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

March 2012
Let’s make 2012 the “Year of Prevention”

March 2012
Citizen Diplomacy Brings China's Vice President Back to Muscatine, Iowa

March 2012
Beyond Boundaries: WMD Nonproliferation in Africa

February 2012
Responsibility While Protecting

February 2012
R2P: The Next Decade

January 2012
Drugs, Thugs, and WMD: Shift in Trafficking Routes Threatens Global Security

January 2012
Public Opinion and Policymaking: A New Digest of US and International Attitudes

December 2011
Holiday Gifts for the Foreign Policy Wonk

December 2011
Cynicism and Expectations of the G-20

December 2011
Securing the Material, Eliminating the Threat
Jennifer Smyser, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

December 2011
“Doesn’t Take a Manhattan Project”
—Sean Harder, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

December 2011
The Road to Seoul
Michelle Cann, Research Analyst, Partnership for Global Security

December 2011
A “Whole of Society” Approach
Brian Finlay, Senior Associate, The Stimson Center

November 2011
Greece Derails G-20 Summit

October 2011
Can the G-20 Rise to the Challenges of Global Leadership?

October 2011
What Can the G-20 Do in Cannes?

October 2011
Nobel Laureate Must Strike Deal With Ex-Warlord to Win Liberian Election

October 2011
Prevention: Core to the Responsibility to Protect
e-International Relations

Rachel Gerber

October 2011
The G-20: The Committee to Not Save the World
The Atlantic

David Shorr

September 2011
Global Governance Expert Available to Media

September 2011
Are the World’s Emerging Powers Rising to the Challenge?
David Shorr, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

September 2011
The Country of the Future Arrives
Paulo Sotero Director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

September 2011
Lone Voice From Southeast Asia
Yuli Ismartono Deputy Chief Editor of Tempo, English Edition

September 2011
A Need for Leadership on Africa
Chris Landsberg, Professor, Centre for Diplomacy and Policy Analysis (CeDPA), University of Johannesburg

September 2011
Model UN: Building a Legacy for the Future of International Relations

September 2011
Beyond Libya: A world ready to respond to mass violence
Savannah Morning News

Rachel Gerber

August 2011
International Cooperation on Preventing Nuclear Terrorism

August 2011
The Trials and Tests Faced by R2P

July 2011
US Editors Explore Emerging Role of Indonesia

July 2011
Competition, Coexistence, or Cooperation?: Power in the 21st Century

June 2011
Promoting Global Citizenship Key to Foundation’s Purpose
Jill Goldesberry, Program Officer for Community Partnerships, The Stanley Foundation

June 2011
Teachers Need the Chance to Travel

June 2011
A Cultural Exchange
Jill Goldesberry, Program Officer for Community Partnerships, The Stanley Foundation

June 2011
Students Focus on Human Rights
Jill Goldesberry, Program Officer for Community Partnerships, The Stanley Foundation

June 2011
Lessons Learned From World Travel
Dean Jacobs

June 2011
Youth Programs Aim to Build Local-Global Connections
Jill Goldesberry, Program Officer for Community Partnerships, The Stanley Foundation

June 2011
International Women Authors Series Offers Unique Perspectives
Jill Goldesberry, Program Officer for Community Partnerships, The Stanley Foundation

June 2011
Global Governance and the Arab Spring

May 2011
The G-8 Enters a New Era

May 2011
Finding a Path to Greater Impact for the G-20

May 2011
Save Money, Live Better: Doing More With Fewer Nonproliferation Dollars

April 2011
Mass Atrocities and the International Community: The Multilateral Framework for Prevention and Response

April 2011
Progress Made on Nuclear Material Security, But Job Is Not Complete

April 2011
"R2P" involves more than military intervention
The Des Moines Register

Rachel Gerber

March 2011
Making “Never Again” a Reality
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

March 2011
More Than War
Rachel Gerber, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

March 2011
World Needs Strategic Approach to Atrocity Prevention
Vlad Sambaiew, President, The Stanley Foundation

March 2011
Liberia on the Brink…of Peace
Sean Harder, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

March 2011
Are Naysayer Nations Losing Sway in Diplomacy at the UN?

March 2011
The US Role in Securing Nuclear Material

February 2011
UNSCR 1540: A Critical Tool for a Safe, Secure World

February 2011
Giving Meaning to “Never Again”: How Genocide and Other Mass Atrocities Can Be Prevented

January 2011
A Radioactive Challenge: Preventing Nuclear Terrorism

January 2011
G-x: Where Global Problems Should Get Solved

January 2011
One Senate Vote Has Broad International Implications

January 2011
Sudan, Ivory Coast underscore need to prevent large-scale killing
The Hill

Vlad Sambaiew

December 2010
Editors Visit Liberia as It Builds Peace

December 2010
Autonomy and Independence: The International Community's Role

December 2010
U.S. can't be world's only problem solver
The Des Moines Register

Vlad Sambaiew

November 2010
Finding Global Solutions for Global Problems Is Still Our Top Priority
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

November 2010
Preventing the Next Mass Atrocity
Rachel Gerber, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

November 2010
Global Leader Summits Evolve
David Shorr, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

November 2010
Nuclear Security Summits Crucial to Combat Nuclear Terrorism
Jennifer Smyser, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

November 2010
Editors Explore Post-War Liberia

November 2010
World Affairs Quiz

November 2010
What It Means to Be a Globally Engaged Citizen

November 2010
Five Ways to Change the World

November 2010
Global Leadership Evolves with the First G-20 in Asia

October 2010
51st Annual Strategy for Peace Conference

September 2010
Under Debate: The Responsibility to Protect

August 2010
Leadership and the Global Governance Agenda

August 2010
Genocide and Other Mass Atrocities Must Be Strategically Addressed
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

August 2010
G-20 Resources

August 2010
What’s an Ounce of Prevention Worth?
Rachel Gerber, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

August 2010
An Experiment in Building Peace
Jina Moore

August 2010
Halting the Slide Toward Failure
Kira Kay and Jason Maloney, The Bureau for International Reporting

August 2010
WMD Security, Arms, Drugs, and Criminal Gangs in Central America
Veronica Tessler

August 2010
Does Peacebuilding Work?

July 2010
Can World Leaders Summon Their Inner Statesmen?
David Shorr

July 2010
Protecting the Uzbeks in Kyrgystan
Rachel Gerber

July 2010
Setback for WMD Security
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Jennifer Smyser and Alexandra Toma

June 2010
Global Leadership and the New Shape of Multilateralism

June 2010
Global Action Is Under Way
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

June 2010
A Catalyst for Action

June 2010
Curbing Proliferation Through Development
Brian Finlay, senior associate of the Henry L. Stimson Center and director of the Managing Across Boundaries Program

June 2010
Time to Expand the G-8 Global Partnership

June 2010
Radioactive Challenge

June 2010
A Superpower Strategy?
David Shorr

June 2010
A Bigger Table, A Broader Agenda
G8 & G20: The 2010 Canadian Summits

David Shorr

June 2010
'We're going to need a lot of statesmanship'
Talking Points Memo

David Shorr

May 2010
Reducing Nuclear Dangers Is a Multi-Level Effort
David Shorr

May 2010
Countries in Crisis: Halting the Slide Toward Failure

April 2010
Global Leadership for the 21st Century
David Shorr

April 2010
Historic Steps for Nuclear Security
Jennifer Smyser

April 2010
Brazil and Its Global Agenda
David Shorr

March 2010
The Path to Nuclear Security
David Shorr

March 2010
R2P and the DRC

March 2010
The Gs Are Redefined, But Same Challenges Remain
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

March 2010
World Leaders Can Galvanize Action
Bruce Jones, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, and Director, Center on International Cooperation, New York University

March 2010
Flexible Global Governance
Stewart Patrick, Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations

March 2010
What Good Is a G-20 Anyway?
Alan S. Alexandroff, Co-Director of the G-20 Research Group at the University of Toronto’s Munk Centre and a Senior Fellow at CIGI

February 2010
Implementing the Responsibility to Protect

February 2010
Thwarting Future "Underwear" Bombers

February 2010
Controlling nuclear materials must be top priority
The Des Moines Register

Vlad Sambaiew

January 2010
Challenges for US and Global Security in an Interdependent World

January 2010
Multilateralism and the Shifting Global Balance of Power

January 2010
The Copenhagen Accord: A Mixed Bag

December 2009
The Need for a Copenhagen Consensus

December 2009
New Chief of IAEA Enters 'Stormy' Times

November 2009
We Must Choose Cooperation Over Fear
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

November 2009
Securing Vulnerable Nuclear Materials

November 2009
Disavowing the Bomb
Sean Harder, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

November 2009
Cooperating to Prevent Catastrophe
Brian Finlay, Senior Associate at the Henry L. Stimson Center and Director of the Managing Across Boundaries Program

November 2009
To Secure Nukes, Tackle Trafficking Networks
Michael Kraig, Senior Fellow, the Stanley Foundation

November 2009
Confronting Twenty-First Century Nuclear Security Realities
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Kenneth N. Luongo

October 2009
Five Ways Obama Can Secure Nuclear Material

October 2009
The Real Implications of Obama's Missile Shield Decision

October 2009
The United States and the Changing Global Order

October 2009
NGO Experts Evaluate Implementation of Key UN Resolution

October 2009
The Challenges of State Fragility for US and Global Security in an Interdependent World

October 2009
Nuclear Network Theory
ForeignPolicy.com

Michael Kraig

September 2009
Determining the Future of Global Summits

September 2009
Resolution 1540: At the Crossroads

September 2009
Making the "Gs" Work for the World: Principles for Summit Reform

September 2009
World's Weakest Nations Pose Greatest Global Threats

September 2009
Nonstate Actors and the Changing Global Order

September 2009
World’s Weakest Nations Pose Greatest Threats
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

September 2009
Smarter Aid Can End Conflicts
Michael Kraig, Senior Fellow, The Stanley Foundation

September 2009
World Must Promote Sustainable Security
Pauline H. Baker, President of the Fund for Peace and Adjunct Professor in Georgetown University’s Graduate School of Foreign Service

September 2009
How They Stopped the Killing
Sean Harder, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

September 2009
Piracy, One Example of New Global Threats
Michael Kraig, Senior Fellow, The Stanley Foundation

September 2009
Reforming Summit Diplomacy
Talking Points Memo

David Shorr, Alan S. Alexandroff, Andrew F. Cooper

September 2009
Leaders Must Effectively Use Various Global Venues
Des Moines Register

Keith Porter

August 2009
Clinton Defines Smart Cooperation

August 2009
New Instruments for Addressing Fragile Nations

August 2009
The Changing Global Order: Beyond Our "Rising Powers"

August 2009
Fifty Years Later, Lessons Remain From Khrushchev’s Iowa Visit
The Des Moines Register

Vlad Sambaiew

July 2009
China's Absence Proves G-8 Must Evolve

July 2009
South Africa and the Changing Global Order

July 2009
Life for the G-8 After Italy?

July 2009
Something New May Rise From Group of Eight's Ashes
The Des Moines Register

James Traub

July 2009
International Inclusiveness: From Italy to Pittsburgh, The "G" Summits Must Evolve
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

David Shorr

June 2009
G-8? G-20? G-x?

June 2009
Japan and the Changing Global Order

June 2009
An Interview With Ambassador Jorge Urbina

June 2009
An Interview With Dr. Richard Cupitt

June 2009
Changing Global Order Demands New Approach
Keith Porter, Director of Policy and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

June 2009
Moving Beyond the Obsolete
James Traub

June 2009
G Forces
David Shorr, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

June 2009
The Library Group Grows Up
Alan S. Alexandroff

June 2009
Powers and Principles

May 2009
India and the Changing Global Order

May 2009
India: Analysis, Articles, Audio, Video, & More

May 2009
National Elections Reveal Challenges, Yet India Gains Stability

May 2009
Post-Prague Progress on Nuclear Disarmament

April 2009
"India Rising"

April 2009
Nuclear Nonproliferation and the Changing Global Order

April 2009
Lessons of Crisis: Global Cooperation Is Essential for Us
The Des Moines Register

David Shorr

April 2009
Weak Nations Pose Greatest Threat
Star Tribune

Michael Kraig

March 2009
An Eye on China’s Rise
Sean Harder, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

March 2009
War on Terror or Misguided Muscle?

March 2009
India’s Awakening

March 2009
US Must Work With World’s Rising Powers
Michael Kraig, Senior Fellow, The Stanley Foundation

March 2009
Examining India’s Rise

March 2009
Russia and the Changing Global Order

March 2009
A Step in the Right Direction, Not a Game Changer

March 2009
India Rising (Now Available)

February 2009
China and the Changing Global Order

February 2009
WMD Controls Could Benefit Developing World

February 2009
Obama Must Tackle Growing Nuclear Risk
The Des Moines Register

Veronica Tessler

January 2009
US journalists explore China's rise

January 2009
Ask the Expert: US Influence in Global Institutions

January 2009
Turkey and the Changing Global Order

January 2009
The US and Rising Powers

January 2009
World Needs Principled US Leadership
The Des Moines Register

David Shorr

December 2008
The European Union and the Changing Global Order

December 2008
Prevention of Mass Atrocities Requires Continued Attention

December 2008
Calls for a Renewed US Global Engagement Strategy

December 2008
Gather Stakeholders, Not a League of Democracies
Michael Kraig, Director of Policy and Analysis, The Stanley Foundation

December 2008
Envisioning a Bright Global Future
David Shorr, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

December 2008
Turkey’s Near Abroad

December 2008
Time to Reduce America’s Dependence on Nukes
Matt Martin, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

December 2008
2009 Great Decisions Briefing Book

November 2008
A Rising China's Rising Responsibilities

November 2008
A Stake in the System: Redefining American Leadership

October 2008
Powers and Principles: A Stanley Foundation Inquiry of International Leadership in a Shrinking World

October 2008
Global/Regional Systems and the Changing Global Order

October 2008
The Responsibility to Protect and Foreign Policy in the Next Administration

September 2008
Taking Steps Toward a Responsibility to Protect
Michael Kraig, Director of Policy Analysis and Dialogue, The Stanley Foundation

September 2008
America Can Thrive in a Changing Global Order

September 2008
South Africa Rising
Keith Porter, Director of Communication and Outreach, The Stanley Foundation

September 2008
Time to Rebalance America’s Civilian, Military Capacities
David Shorr, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

September 2008
US Must Get Smart on Engaging Syria

September 2008
Rising Powers: The New Global Reality

September 2008
Conflict and Context: Reporting From the Caucasus

September 2008
South Korea and the Changing Global Order

September 2008
New Now Showing Toolkit Available

September 2008
International Women Authors Series

September 2008
A South African View of the Future

September 2008
South Africa and the African National Congress

September 2008
Featuring: Iranian American Firoozeh Dumas
Presented by The Stanley Foundation

September 2008
Getting China Right
Far Eastern Economic Review

Michael Schiffer and Nina Hachigian

September 2008
2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa

August 2008
Powers and Principles: International Leadership in a Shrinking World

August 2008
Energy and the Changing Global Order

August 2008
Iowa Floods Underscore Local, Global Connections

August 2008
Selective Engagement Is the Way Forward With Iran

August 2008
US Nuclear Policy Review

August 2008
South Africa’s Rise on the Global Stage

August 2008
South Africa’s Nuclear Past, Present, and Future

August 2008
The Tremendous Spirit of South Africa

July 2008
Avoiding an Accidental Nuclear War

July 2008
Brazil and the Changing Global Order

July 2008
Boom or Bust in Bombay
Christina MacGillivray and Sean Harder

July 2008
Engaging Russia
Matt Martin

July 2008
Brazil Rising

July 2008
Rethinking a Middle East in Turmoil
Michael Kraig

July 2008
Brazil's Nuclear Policy

July 2008
Floods impact globe; globe impacts recovery
The Des Moines Register

Jeffrey G. Martin

July 2008
For healthier trade debate, mend America's social safety net
The Des Moines Register

July 2008
The US can help tackle Syrian corruption
The Daily Star

July 2008
What an Engagement Strategy Entails

June 2008
"Brazil Rising"

June 2008
New Project Explores Rising Powers

June 2008
In the Land of the Responsibility to Protect: What? Why? And How?

June 2008
Searching for the Olympic Ideals in Beijing

June 2008
Brazil's Nuclear Policy

June 2008
India's Economic Growth

June 2008
Matt Martin on Nuclear Nonproliferation

June 2008
Oil and War
Geotimes

Clifford Singer

June 2008
Desperate for a Deal
Far Eastern Economic Review

Michael Schiffer

June 2008
Change Mideast policy — It's rooted in delusion
The Des Moines Register

Michael Kraig

May 2008
US, Indian Journalists Explore India's Rise in the World

May 2008
Global Goods, Local Impact: Understanding Today's Retail Reality
A Workshop From the 2008 RTNDA/NAB Convention

May 2008
Food and Failing States

April 2008
International Nuclear Dialogue Concludes in St. Petersburg

April 2008
Taking a Realistic Approach to Pakistan

April 2008
What Haiti Needs to Sustain Progress

April 2008
Developing Security in the Caribbean

April 2008
Afghanistan strategies
The Washington Times

Ronald E. Neumann

April 2008
Like it or not, U.S. must take Iran seriously
The Des Moines Register

Anoush Ehteshami

April 2008
New urgency in Burma
The Boston Globe

Michael Green and Michael Schiffer

March 2008
Pacifying the Pacific
Michael Schiffer

March 2008
US Must Reengage the Arab World

March 2008
Prompt Global Strike

March 2008
A Silent Consensus
David Shorr

March 2008
Creating a Secure, Stable Middle East: Is There an American Role?

March 2008
US Public Diplomacy—What You Can Do

March 2008
The Drive for Space Weaponization

March 2008
Beyond Fear

March 2008
Brazil Rising (Now Available)

February 2008
Envisioning a Northeast Asian Peace and Security Mechanism

February 2008
Ask the Expert: Media Coverage of Terrorism

February 2008
After the Six-Party Talks: A New KEDO Needed in Northeast Asia

February 2008
Stanley Foundation Teams With Russian Policy Organizations for Conference on Nuclear Weapons, Nonproliferation, Disarmament, and Energy Issues

January 2008
Arab Media and US Policy: A Public Diplomacy Reset

January 2008
Creating a Foreign Policy Donkephant (or Elephonkey)

January 2008
Program Associate in Asian Security and UN and Global Institutions

January 2008
We must address poor image of United States in the Arab world
The Des Moines Register

Marwan M. Kraidy

January 2008
Does 'war' make us secure?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

David Shorr

December 2007
The UN and Iraq: Moving Forward

December 2007
US Editors Visit Korea

December 2007
Libya – What It Means as a Nonproliferation Success

December 2007
It’s Time to Rethink US Nuclear Posture
Matt Martin, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

December 2007
Burma Needs United Front
Michael Schiffer, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

December 2007
Promoting Democracy

December 2007
US Editors in Korea
Sean Harder, Program Officer, The Stanley Foundation

November 2007
United States Relations with ASEAN at Thirty

November 2007
The US in the World: Redefining Major Power Relations
Michael Schiffer

November 2007
Energy, economic interests complicate Iran dealings
The Des Moines Register

Kathy Gockel

November 2007
Uncle Sam needs more diplomats
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

David Shorr

November 2007
Mideast peace unlikely without Iran and Syria
The Des Moines Register

Michael Kraig

October 2007
US push for prompt global military strikes pose strategic consequences

October 2007
Post-Iraq US democracy promotion efforts require new multilateral strategy

October 2007
Growing nuclear stockpiles require new security measures

October 2007
The Hardheaded Case for Human Security

October 2007
Lessons from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

October 2007
The Case for Building a Better, Not Bigger Military

October 2007
Asian nations must apply pressure to stop Burma bloodshed
The Des Moines Register

Michael Schiffer

September 2007
US Lacks Strategy

September 2007
Building Support for a Multilateral Approach
Kathy Gockel

September 2007
Cambodia and the World

September 2007
Looking Beyond Iraq
Kathy Gockel

September 2007
Making Counterterrorism a Global Effort
Michael Kraig

September 2007
The UN Counter-Terrorism Committee and Human Rights

September 2007
Principled Multilateralism: Democratization in Security Strategy

September 2007
China's Uneven Road to Democratization

September 2007
US must show commitment to Southeast Asia
The Des Moines Register

Michael Schiffer

August 2007
Why Lebanon Matters

August 2007
The High Road to Damascus: Engage Syria's Private Sector

August 2007
Principled Multilateralism: When Does It Work?

August 2007
Beyond Fear: Securing a More Peaceful World

August 2007
Interview With Andrew Tabler

August 2007
Regional context must guide U.S. strategy toward Iraq
The Des Moines Register

Kathy Gockel

July 2007
Does the World Need China’s Confucian Soul?
Li Hongwei

July 2007
Keynote Address of U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia Joseph A. Mussomeli

July 2007
What Should Washington Do?
Michael Kraig

July 2007
Shift Iraq focus to limit impacts from a failed state
The Des Moines Register

Michael Kraig and David Shorr

June 2007
Building Not Fighting
Kristin McHugh

June 2007
North Korea’s Best Path Forward
Loren Keller and Michael Schiffer

June 2007
Asia’s New Security Environment
Ashley Calkins

June 2007
Debating Our Nuclear Future
Matthew Martin

June 2007
Colin Powell on Leadership and Diplomacy

June 2007
Further Sorting out Which Nuclear States and Terror Groups Pose the Biggest Threats
Michael Kraig

June 2007
Combating Terrorism: The Pakistan Experience

June 2007
Indonesia: Land of Diversity, Featuring "The Many Colors of Islam"

June 2007
Program Officer - Media Outreach

June 2007
Try Multilateral, Pragmatic Approach in Africa
Des Moines Register

Kurt Campbell and Michael Schiffer

May 2007
After the Unipolar Moment

May 2007
Djibouti: Building, Not Fighting

May 2007
The TSF Bookshelf

May 2007
More Information, Less Fear

May 2007
Aceh: Preserving the Peace, Post-Disaster

May 2007
"Beyond Fear" Launches
Keith Porter

May 2007
Local Activism on International Issues

May 2007
India/Ukraine: America’s Mixed Message on Nuclear Materials

May 2007
Interview With Senator Sam Nunn (D-GA)

May 2007
Interview With Colin Powell, Former US Secretary of State

May 2007
Interview with John Prendergast, International Crisis Group

May 2007
Program Associate (Communication and Outreach)

May 2007
Interview With Ken Bacon, Refugees International

May 2007
Interview With Paul Berg, US State Department

May 2007
Interview With Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN)

May 2007
Beyond Fear: America's Role in an Uncertain World

May 2007
IOWA VIEW: Sort out which terror groups pose biggest threats
The Des Moines Register

Michael Kraig

May 2007
Debating our nuclear future
Iowa City Press-Citizen

Matthew Martin

April 2007
Conference Management Associate

April 2007
Violence Prevention: A Global Health Issue

April 2007
New Radio Documentary Looks “Beyond Fear”
Keith Porter

April 2007
A Workshop From the 2007 RTNDA/NAB Convention

April 2007
Charting a New Course
Jeff Martin

April 2007
Conference on National and Global Security

April 2007
Public Favors Both Diplomacy, Threat of Force
This commentary by Stanley Foundation program officer David Shorr recently appeared in The Des Moines Register.

April 2007
How Should US Leaders Engage Asia?
Michael Schiffer

April 2007
Conservatives and Progressives Work Toward Common Ground
Keith Porter

March 2007
Defining the Threats in the War on Terror
Michael Kraig

March 2007
Give women a chance at peace
The Des Moines Register

Nancy Soderberg

March 2007
Four ways to fight terror today
Star Tribune

Michael Schiffer

February 2007
How Religious Groups Are Working to Meet the MDGs
Lallie Lloyd

February 2007
Students Try to Make Sense of Uncertain World at Summit
Una Hardester

February 2007
Getting Elected Officials to Hear Your Message
Jennifer Smyser

February 2007
Wounding Hezbollah, Killing Democratic Reform
Michael Kraig

February 2007
Syria and Iran: A Look at the Facts
DefenseNews.com

Katherine Gockel

January 2007
What the Public Wants: A New Direction for US Foreign Policy
Seth Green

December 2006
Time for a Northeast Asian Security Institution
PacNet

by Michael Schiffer

December 2006
Public favors both diplomacy, threat of force
The Des Moines Register

by David Shorr

December 2006
Conference on National and Global Security

October 2006
Global Response Required
Jeffrey G. Martin and Matt Martin

October 2006
A "Critical Juncture" in the Atomic Age

October 2006
Abe's boldness key to Japan's fortunes
The Daily Yomiuri

by Michael Schiffer and Douglas Turner

October 2006
Can This Crisis Be Globally Managed?
Michael Schiffer

October 2006
Iowa View: Manage the N. Korea Crisis or Suffer Dire Consequences
The Des Moines Register

by Michael Schiffer

October 2006
Too Much Coercion?

October 2006
Who Is Ban Ki-moon?
Keith Porter

October 2006
Who Is Ban Ki-moon?
Keith Porter

October 2006
China's Energy by the Numbers
Ashley Calkins

September 2006
Iowa View: Powerful Tool: Our Access to Nuclear Enrichment Information
The Des Moines Register

by Matthew Martin

September 2006
Ask the Expert: Energy Security in Asia

September 2006
Nuclear Issues of the 21st Century
Ashley Calkins

August 2006
The crisis that is Burma
The Washington Times

by Michael Schiffer

August 2006
Dear Sir,

August 2006
Interview With Andrew Semmel

August 2006
Unrest in Uzbekistan
A. Natasha Wilson

August 2006
Energy Security in Brazil
A. Natasha Wilson

July 2006
Breaking With Tradition
Keith Porter

July 2006
The Sky's the Limit
Kristin McHugh

July 2006
What's on in Damascus?
Keith Porter

July 2006
Who Do They Believe?
Simon Marks

July 2006
Are We Getting the Full Picture?
Loren Keller

July 2006
24/7: The Modern Arab World
Loren Keller

July 2006
What Role Has U.S. Played? Washington’s Policy and the Mideast Crisis
DefenseNews.com

Michael R. Kraig

July 2006
America's Uncomfortable Relationship With Nationalism
J. Ashley Calkins

July 2006
North Korea Tests Missiles
Ashley Wilson

July 2006
Voices of Egypt

June 2006
UN Budget Woes
Ashley Wilson

June 2006
An Unrealistic Plan
J. Ashley Calkins

June 2006
Blogs We're Reading

May 2006
Iran: Questions Answered

May 2006
A Lack of Sincerity on Both Sides
Michael Kraig

April 2006
Iowa View: 'Axis of Evil' History Argues for New Approach With Iran
The Des Moines Register

by Matthew Martin

April 2006
Fifty Issues of Courier
Keith Porter

April 2006
Outlook Uncertain

April 2006
Raising the Bar
Jen Maceyko

April 2006
What Do the Iraqis Think?
Michael Kraig

April 2006
Critical, But Not a Crisis
Matt Martin

April 2006
Who's Next?
Keith Porter

April 2006
"No Such Thing as the United Nations"
David Shorr

April 2006
The Global Classroom
Jill Goldesberry

April 2006
Spring Book and Blog* Recommendations

March 2006
Iowa View: Realities Require Shift in Policy
The Des Moines Register

by Michael Kraig and Michael Schiffer

March 2006
Zoom Out: Speaking Tour Crosses the Midwest

March 2006
US-India Nuclear Agreement
Matt Martin

February 2006
What to Do About Iran
Matt Martin

February 2006
Democracy in the Middle East
Sherif Hamdy

January 2006
Media Hype Dying Down, Roots Remain the Same
Sherif Hamdy and Keith Porter

January 2006
In Search of Strength
David Shorr

January 2006
Iowa View: Don't Rush Response to Iran's Nuclear Ambitions
The Des Moines Register

by Matt Martin

January 2006
Defining the Debate: Islam and Muslim Identity

January 2006
Dear think readers,

January 2006
US Leadership in a Changing World
Matt Martin

December 2005
Your Questions Answered

December 2005
Winter Book Recommendations

November 2005
Fighting Health Challenges Around the World
Jen Maceyko

October 2005
Lunch With Hezbollah, Tea With Hamas
Loren Keller

October 2005
Terrorists or Freedom Fighters?

October 2005
The City That Would Not Die

October 2005
Engaging North Korea
Jen Maceyko

October 2005
Award Given for Peace, Not Politics
Michael Kraig

October 2005
The UN of the Future
David Shorr

September 2005
The UN—Teetering on the Brink?
The Globalist

by David Shorr

August 2005
US Nuclear Weapons Policy and Arms Control

July 2005
International Implications for and Levers on US Nuclear Weapons Policy

July 2005
Strategic Deterrence and US Nuclear Weapons Policy

July 2005
The United Nations on the Big Screen

July 2005
Kofi Annan on Threats and Change

July 2005
Keeping America Safe

July 2005
Troubled Waters"

July 2005
One Policy Does Not Fit All¸US should recognize

July 2005
Building a Bridge to ASEAN

July 2005
Public Opinion Versus Politicians’ Attitudes

July 2005
Arab Media in a Shrinking World

July 2005
Borders Are Illusory

May 2005
How the World Suffers
Kristin McHugh

May 2005
The Race to Secure Nuclear Material
Simon Marks

May 2005
Managing The HIV/AIDS Pandemic
Roxana Saberi

May 2005
Arms Trafficking Fuels Chaos
Reese Erlich

May 2005
Making the Case That the UN Still Matters

May 2005
Borders Are Illusory
Essay by David Brancaccio

April 2005
A Look at No First Use

April 2005
Kofi Annan and George Bush—Finally United?
The Globalist

by David Shorr

April 2005
The War on Terror: Is It Missing the Mark?

April 2005
A Balancing Act on the Second Front

April 2005
The Wrong Fight

April 2005
Going Beyond US Hegemony

April 2005
Teamwork vs. Terrorism

April 2005
Reforming the UN for a Safer World

January 2005
US Nuclear Weapons, Force Posture, and Infrastructure

December 2004
Resisting a Vendetta Against the UN
The Globalist

by David Shorr

December 2004
Is American Empire the Answer?

December 2004
Defining Democracy Around the Globe

December 2004
War-Weary Angolans Seek Recovery

December 2004
’Doing Nothing Is Not an Option’

December 2004
International Editor of the Year Honored

October 2004
Entering a New Era

October 2004
Connecting the Dots

October 2004
We Need a Better UN

October 2004
What's Next?

October 2004
What the US Is Saying

October 2004
Is It Worth It?

July 2004
Life in Bunia

July 2004
Stemming the Scourge of Small Arms

July 2004
Rethinking Security in the Gulf

July 2004
The School of Multilateralism

July 2004
Playing for Life

July 2004
The New Stanley Foundation

July 2004
Is the United Nations Still Relevant?

April 2004
China Rising

April 2004
Fighting Terrorism on the "Second Front"

April 2004
Closer Than We Think

April 2004
Threading the Needle

April 2004
Poverty and Security: The Connection

January 2004
Middle East Policy Volume XI, Fall 2004, Number 3

October 2003
Bush: ’We Care About Africa’

October 2003
Who Rebuilds After Conflict? It Depends.

October 2003
Security to Do What?

October 2003
Thinking Globally¸ Connecting Locally

October 2003
North Koreans Seek Nukes¸ Economic Help

October 2003
’Destination Spotlight’ Debuts

July 2003
What Can the World Do?

July 2003
A Step Up

July 2003
Securing Peace in the 21st Century

July 2003
What’s Next for Iran?

July 2003
Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty at Risk

July 2003
Leading in War’s Aftermath

April 2003
The Case for Multilateralism

April 2003
Cooperating in the Post-9/11 Era

April 2003
Instruments of Peace

April 2003
Children of War

April 2003
A ’Numbers Problem’

April 2003
’A Compelling Story’

April 2003
International Editor of the Year

October 2002
Rebuilding After War

October 2002
’The future is squarely on their shoulders’

October 2002
Going Solo?

October 2002
Online¸ Offshore

October 2002
Thinking Globally¸ Playing Locally

October 2002
Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction

October 2002
World Affairs Matter

October 2002
Caught Off Guard

October 2002
A Strategic Pivot

October 2002
Subcontinental Shakeup

October 2002
A Battle for the Moderates

October 2002
Terrorists in Chechnya?

October 2002
Hope for the Russian Media?

October 2002
Humanitarian Work Honored

October 2002
Eyes in the Sky

April 2002
The Role of Nonstate Actors

April 2002
Cuba¸ the United States¸ and the World

April 2002
A Plan to Rebuild Serbia

April 2002
The Globalization of Sky and Space

April 2002
Marx Meets Magic Kingdom

October 2001
Creating Global Citizens

October 2001
A Responsibility to Protect

October 2001
Are Nuclear Weapons the Ultimate Status Symbol?

October 2001
Serbia’s Uncertain Future

October 2001
An Action Plan for Serbia

October 2001
A New Power Emerges

October 2001
Documentary Focuses on Change in Russia

April 2001
Protecting Refugee Rights

April 2001
Washington Conference Focuses on Refugee Protection

April 2001
Uncertain Partners

April 2001
Tangled Web

April 2001
TMD Lower and Upper Tier in the Future

April 2001
New Storm Approaching?

April 2001
US-China Security Concerns

April 2001
Jimmy Carter on Iran

October 2000
Controversial Actions"

October 2000
Hope and Promise in Africa

October 2000
Finding New Perspectives

October 2000
New Opportunities for Dialogue

October 2000
"Cubans Are a Lovely People"

October 2000
International Editors of the Year Honored

July 2000
Voices of East Timor

July 2000
Vietnam and the United States in the Changing Asia Pacific

July 2000
Revisiting Vietnam

July 2000
International Humanitarian Intervention

July 2000
Rwanda's Gacaca Experiment

July 2000
Keeping the Peace

July 2000
Creating ILAC

July 2000
Defining Human Rights

July 2000
Evolving Relations Between NGOs and the UN

July 2000
Emerging From Conflict

July 2000
Nuclear Arms Control Regime at Risk

October 1999
Global Leadership Requires Global Mandate

October 1999
UN-NGO Partnerships

October 1999
Through the Eyes of a Child

October 1999
China's International Future

October 1999
Summer Fun

October 1999
Gap Between Rich and Poor Wider Than Ever

April 1999
Emerging From Conflict

April 1999
The US and Cuba

April 1999
The US, Iran, and Iraq

April 1999
The US and North Korea

April 1999
The US and Vietnam

April 1999
The Congo Maze

April 1999
At War With Children

April 1999
Global Education in Community Colleges

October 1998
The New Court

October 1998
Rain Forests Race Against Time

October 1998
A Village in the Rain Forest

October 1998
Security Council Reform Needed

October 1998
Getting Older

October 1998
New Partnership to Benefit Global Educators

October 1998
Community Colleges and the Global Economy

October 1998
Summer Youth Programs

October 1998
Peace Corps

July 1998
Discovering Global Education

July 1998
Education Efforts Honored

July 1998
Waging War on War Crimes

July 1998
Faith in the United Nations

July 1998
Pillars of Peace

July 1998
Growing Diversity

July 1998
Women in Foreign Policy

April 1998
Guatemala's Tentative Peace

April 1998
The Mayan Identity Crisis

April 1998
NATO Grows?

April 1998
Working Together in the Americas

April 1998
Reconnecting Food and Agriculture

April 1998
Magic Beanstalk

April 1998
Waging Economic War

April 1998
Peace and Justice

April 1998
Post-Conflict Evolution

April 1998
Evidence of Genocide

October 1997
After Reform

October 1997
Human Rights Are Universal

October 1997
A Difference Among Friends

October 1997
Global Youth

October 1997
www.stanleyfdn.org

October 1997
A Life of Growing

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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.

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