On Sunday morning, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that former US National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster will return to Stanford’s Stanford’s Hoover Institution Institution as a senior fellow this autumn.
Diplomat Dennis Ross discussed the complexities of peacemaking in the Middle East, specifically in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, on Wednesday evening at Hillel.
On Thursday evening, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power addressed international diplomacy during Donald Trump’s presidency in her second Tanner Lecture on Human Values. In the talk, Power said that America’s global standing has fallen dramatically under Trump. Power described a new model of diplomacy to tackle what she defined as unique 21st century challenges.
In an early scene in Asghar Farhadi’s “The Salesman,” Emad, a high school English teacher, lectures his students on Gholam-Hossein Sa’edi’s play “The Cow.” Sa’edi’s work concerns a man who, after losing his prized cow, suffers a nervous breakdown and begins to act like the animal. One student asks if the play is based on…
In her dissertation about Persian poetry, doctoral student Ahoo Najafian offers a rare glimpse into the poetry of Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini for the English-speaking world. Better known as the former supreme leader of Iran, literary critiques of Khomeini’s poetic output are hard to come by since his chosen form, the ghazal, is not widely studied by today’s critics.
Allen S. Weiner, Professor of Law, is director of the Stanford Program in International and Comparative Law and co-director of the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation. Dr. Abbas Milani is a Hoover Institution research fellow and a director of Iranian Studies at Stanford. The Daily recently sat down to talk with Milani and Weiner to shed light on the current state of nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Obama has revolutionized presidential outreach. He is the first president to make so many active efforts to connect to young voters through different platforms. One of his most effective methods of connecting with youth and the public has been through his various comedic appearances.
We need creative negotiation, but with more effective language in discussion of the deal. And we need to do so in a way that demonstrates a balance of power.