CSIS is now accepting applications for the 2015 AILA International Fellowship (AIF).
Each year, mid-career professionals from around the globe are selected to participate in an intensive, one-week fellowship program featuring foreign policy briefings, leadership workshops, ethics seminars, and skill-building exercises. Drawing from CSIS’s network of world-class scholars and practitioners, AIF prepares rising leaders for today's global challenges and promotes critical-thinking regarding solutions that are central to effective leadership in today’s world.
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Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of Democracy, Francis Fukuyama (New York: Farrar, Straus and Girouz, 2014), 658 pp., $35 cloth.
During the globalization euphoria of the 1990s some pundits were writing that the individual state was too small to solve social and economic problems. Now the tone has changed. Even those who aspire to a transnational religious caliphate are branding their political objective as establishing an effective “Islamic State.” Francis Fukuyama, following in the footsteps of his renowned teacher Samuel Huntington, affirms that successful state-building remains the sine qua non of political order. He worries, though, that too many contemporary states are not living up to Huntington’s criteria for a strong state:…Continue
In this blog, we report on developments in and around North Korea, including the broader security setting and political, economic and social change in the country.
Marcus Noland: Executive Vice President & Director of Studies at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
Stephan Haggard: Lawrence and Sallye Krause Distinguished Professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy
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