“As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council [UNSC], the delegation of France formally requests that Israel join the [Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty],” the… Continue Reading »
Diamond’s work as a democracy advocate inspired the recently released documentary “A Whisper to a Roar,” which explores the personal stories of democracy activists in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.
The Hoover Institute, a University-affiliated conservative think tank, has begun a $60 million fundraising campaign for a new facility to be built on the site of the current Cummings Art Building. The planned facility will be the Institute’s first expansion project in 35 years.
The love story that blossomed between Herbert Hoover, class of 1895, who would become the 31st President of the United States, and Lou Henry, class… Continue Reading »
Economics Professor Michael Bordo argued in support of establishing a pan-European central tax authority Tuesday afternoon, stating that “the unique experiment” of the eurozone should be paired with a fiscal union if it wants to survive the test of time.
Officials from the Chinese and U.S. governments believe the results of the Jan. 2012 Taiwanese presidential election will benefit their respective national interests, said Alan Romberg, director of the East Asia program at the Stimson Center, during a talk at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) Tuesday night. He added, however, that the future of Taiwan’s relationship with each of these countries still remains uncertain.
Tuesday night’s panel on the current budget battle in Washington brought together political journalists and Stanford faculty at Cubberley Auditorium to discuss the merits of the Ryan and Obama budget plans, as well as the challenges in coming to a bipartisan solution to the growing deficit.