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The FPRI-Kennan Institute Conference on Democracy

Larry DiamondOn Monday, October 20 the FPRI Project on Democratic Transitions achieved a very big first: our “Does Democracy Matter?” conference was

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FPRI's David Danelo on Life After Combat

The Return Book JacketPHILADELPHIA, PA -- The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is proud to announce the release of The Return: A Field Manual for Life After Combat (Black Irish Books 2014), a new book by David Danelo, Director of FPRI’s Program on Field Research.

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FPRI's Michael Cecire Writes for Medium.com on "A New Political Era for Georgia"

Michael Cecire"The sudden and unexpected dismissal of popular Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania from Georgia’s ruling Georgian Dream (GD) coalition has, in a matter of hours, completely reframed the parameters of Georgian politics."

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FPRI's David Danelo Writes in the American Interest on the Border Crisis

David Danelo

"The tension in the border 'crisis' hearkens back to geopolitical dilemmas with more enduring roots than can be captured in emotional, media-driven debates. And while there have been consistent flaws in this Administration’s policy tactics, the far more troubling failures involve the absence of strategic common sense, creativity, and, above all, courage."

 

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FPRI's Abdallah Schleifer in al Arabiya on the Terrorist Presence in the Sinai

Abdallah Schleifer"Cairo’s determined response - including a state of emergency and curfew in Sinai, and construction of a buffer zone along the border with Gaza - is totally justifiable."

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FPRI's Felix Chang Cited in Bloomberg.com Report on China's Clandestine Submarine Program

Felix Chang"The development of Hainan sits at the center of China’s submarine strategy...The island has been home to a submarine base since World War II on the southeast area of Sanya, now an upscale tourist destination."

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FPRI's Arzu Geybullayeva Named to BBC's 100 Top Women of 2014

Arzu GeybullayevaCongratulations to FPRI's Arzu Geybullayeva, who was recently named to the BBC's list of the Top 100 Women for 2014. Arzu is an Associate Scholar in FPRI's Project on Democratic Transitions, and serves as the managing editor and co-director of Imagine Center for Conflict Transformation in Istanbul Turkey.

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FPRI's Ed Turzanski Interviewed on Good Day Philadelphia about the Terrorist Attack in Canada

Ed Turzanski"Soldiers and official government sites appear to be the targets of this wave. ISIS has spoke openly about this"

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FPRI's Clint Watts Interviewed on ABC World News about the Terrorist Attack in Canada

Clint Watts"The dangerous part of this is, when you see one attack, it tends to prop up several others."

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FPRI Sponsored Conference Aired Live on C-Span

On Monday, October 20, FPRI Co-Sponsored a conference with the Kennan Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. entitled "Does Deocracy Matter." This conference addressed the past 30 years of democracy promotion, and was the product of our Project on Democratic Transitions, which commenced ten years ago.

For more information about the conference, please click here.

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