Lina Khatib, PhDProgram Manager, Arab Reform and Democracy Program
Stanford scholars make the case to intervene in SyriaCDDRL, FSI Stanford, ARD in the news
More than two years into the uprising in Syria, the U.S. policy to "lead from behind" has done nothing but prolong the bloodshed. In a piece for The Atlantic, CDDRL's Larry Diamond and Lina Khatib argue that international intervention - led by the U.S. - is urgently needed to end a civil war that has fueled a refugee crisis and intensified regional insecurity. Read more »
Qatar's external and domestic challengesCDDRL, ARD in the news: International Bar Association on April 5, 2013
In a piece titled, "Qatar: meteoric growth must not distract from 'severe human rights shortcomings'" published by the International Bar Association, ARD co-founder Lina Khatib comments on Qatar's external and domestic challenges. Khatib's comments are based on her recent article for the Chatham House journal International Affairs titled, " Qatar's Foreign Policy: The Limits of Pragmatism".
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CDDRL, ARD News
The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy is holding its fourth annual conference in Tunis on March 28-29. This year's conference theme 'Building Bridges: Towards Viable Democracies in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya' examines the cornerstones of democratic transition in those countries. It will address: - Constitution drafting - National dialogues and civil society - Political coalitions and Islamism - Political participation and pluralism - Economic policy - Arab relations with the USA and Europe Read more »
CDDRL, ARD News
CDDRL's Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University is pleased to announce the launch of a new research project on entrepreneurship after the Arab Spring. The project, led by Dr. Amr Adly who has just joined ARD from Egypt, focuses on addressing ways to overcome the barriers facing entrepreneurs in Egypt and Tunisia. Read more »
CDDRL, ARD Op-ed: World Peace Foundation blog on January 7, 2013
Lina Khatib comments on Qatari foreign policy with special reference to Libya in a piece published by the World Peace Foundation on the WPF Blog. Read more »