Thursday’s talk isn’t Power’s first at Stanford, though this time she was here to her recent memoir, “The Education of an Idealist.” The conversation, moderated by Maha Ibrahim ’92, focused on Power’s experiences as a war correspondent in Bosnia, her role on the National Security Council and her advice for aspiring activists.
Diplomacy, trade policy and the rise of China were the subject of discussion at the third Asia-Pacific Geo-Economic Strategy Forum, attended by former national security adviser H.R. McMaster and former Japanese Misters of Defense. At the event, organized by the Hoover Institution, Nikkei Inc. and the Freeman Spogli, speakers also analyzed China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Office for Religious Life Dean Sughra Ahmed refers to a specific passage from Michael McFaul’s book From Cold War to Hot Peace “a behind the scenes account of Russian-American relations.” She asks about Stanford Leningrad experience, which was McFaul’s first experience abroad.
In the article “Hoover panel talks tech, security” (February 26, 2019) former Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Gary Roughead is reported to have made the ludicrous statement that U.S. military intervention in El Salvador was a strategic success.
On Tuesday, Eric Chu, who plans to run for president of Taiwan in the 2020 general election, visited Stanford University and emphasized the importance of giving more power to Taiwan’s future economy.
Over the past four years, the Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division of the School of
On Tuesday, Hoover Institution scholars addressed China’s recent tightening of policy regarding Taiwan and considered what the United States’ role should be in maintaining the three-way political balance.
In a Tuesday talk at CEMEX Auditorium, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim discussed the need for global investment in human capital with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.