Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


News and commentary


Photo of Larry Diamond

Larry Diamond, MA, PhD

Director at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science and Sociology

View Larry Diamond's bio, list of research, recent publications and events »


Display news from   or latest news

April 25th, 2013

Stanford scholars make the case to intervene in Syria

CDDRL, 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 »



April 17th, 2013

President Ma highlights Taiwan's role as facilitator of peace in region

CDDRL, FSI Stanford in the news

In a video address to Stanford University, ROC President Ma Ying-jeou (Taiwan) outlined the steps his administration is taking to build stronger relations with China and relieve tensions in the East China Sea. An upwards of 200 participants filled the room at the April 15 event sponsored by Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. Read more »



April 12th, 2013

Venezuela's election after Chavez

CDDRL, FSI Stanford in the news

On April 14, opposition candidate Henrique Capriles and Hugo Chavez's anointed successor, Nicolas Maduro, faced off in Venezuela’s first post-Chavez presidential election. In a piece for The Atlantic, co-authored by CDDRL Director Larry Diamond, the authors argued that the elections were distorted by incumbent advantages and political intimidation, characteristics used by the late Hugo Chavez. Read more »



April 10th, 2013

ROC President Ma to give video address at Stanford University

CDDRL, FSI Stanford Press Release

On April 15, the Democracy in Taiwan Project at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law will host a special event featuring the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Ma Ying-jeou. Read more »




« News from March 2013 | News from May 2013 »



Select news articles from:
«

April 2013

»

S

M

T

W

T

F

S

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

    

News around the web

Q&A: Larry Diamond's documentary on democracy activism
The documentary, for which Diamond was a producer, won high praise from critics and leaders like Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The Daily spoke with Diamond about the film’s origins, its critical reception and its future.
February 4, 2013 in The Stanford Daily

How Obama Abandoned Bahrain's Democratic Reformers
Larry Diamond: "With the world watching other Middle East hotspots, the country's monarchy has continued suppressing anti-authoritarian dissidents -- and the White House has let it happen."
January 9, 2013 in The Atlantic

Burma's Emerging Democracy
Stanford University democracy scholar Larry Diamond recently spent time in Burma meeting political parties, government officials and civil society groups. Author, editor or co-editor of 36 books on democracy, Diamond spoke to The Irrawaddy Reporter Simon Roughneen about the current transition in Burma.
July 24, 2012 in The Irrawaddy News Magazine

Stanford announces commencement speakers
Alum Cory Booker, JD '96, mayor of Newark, N.J., will address graduates at Stanford's 121st Commencement June 17, the university announced. In other plans, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Larry Diamond will deliver a "final lecture" to the Class of 2012 as Class Day speaker June 16.
February 7, 2012 in Stanford University News

Stanford students, fresh off the Farm and going global
The Haas Center’s Post-Graduate Fellowship for International Public Service was founded in response to increased student interest in international service over the past decade, and was catalyzed by an initial opportunity presented by FSI's Larry Diamond.
August 23, 2011 in Stanford Report

More news around the web »