President Barack Obama intends to nominate Lanhee J. Chen, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and top policy adviser for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, as a member of the Social Security Advisory Board.
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Abbas Milani is the director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford, co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution and author of the book “The Shah,” among others. With recent news of direct talks between Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and the Obama administration, The Daily sat down with Milani to provide a context for the revived presence of US-Iran relations in the media sphere.
Current Miss California Crystal Lee ’13 was first runner-up of the 2014 Miss America Pageant, coming second to Nina Davuluri, the first Indian American to be crowned Miss America.
Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Weinstein and d.school lecturer Jenny Stefanotti founded the Governance Collaboratory almost a year ago with the intent of helping civil society activists and government reformers use innovation and design thinking to improve developing countries’ governance.
Associate Professor of Political Science Jeremy Weinstein has been named chief of staff to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, marking a return to government service for the former National Security Council staffer.
As Egypt continues to grapple with the aftermath of a military-assisted popular uprising against the incumbent president, Beinin talked with The Daily about the recent events in Egypt, the role of the military in bringing about a change of government and how the transition may affect American foreign policy towards the African nation.