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Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies is Stanford University’s hub for nonpartisan, interdisciplinary research, teaching and policy impact in international affairs.





The Twitter Files Are a Missed Opportunity

Renée DiResta, Research Manager at the Stanford Internet Observatory
The Atlantic, 12/15/22 (Author)

Elon Musk's Twitter profile

Image: Getty

More from Renée DiResta:

Why You Should Care About the Twitter Files

Hidden Forces, 12/19/22 (Quoted)


From Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at FSI:

Vetocracy and Climate Adaptation

American Purpose, 12/19/22 (Author)

The End of History ft. Francis Fukuyama

Center for New Liberalism, 12/15/22 (Interview)

The Risky Path Xi Jinping Chose for China

The China Project, 12/14/22 (Interview)

From Michael McFaul, FSI Director:

From Steven Pifer, Affiliate at CISAC:

Is the CSTO Facing Collapse?

The Red Line Podcast, 12/13/22 (Interview)

More from FSI Scholars:

A Focused Direction for the Quad

Erin Mello, Visiting Scholar at APARC
Lowy Institute | The Interpreter, 12/19/22 (Author)

Year-End Wrap-Up: The State of Global Democracy

Larry Diamond, Mosbacher Senior Fellow in Global Democracy at FSI
Democracy IRL, 12/16/22 (Interview)


From Alex Stamos, Director of the Stanford Internet Observatory:

The Musk Bubble in Tech Is Going to Pop

Dead Cat Podcast, 12/14/22 (Interview)

The Propaganda Platform (?)

Stanford Law | Moderated Content, 12/13/22 (Interview)

More from FSI Scholars:

How Bots Pushing Adult Content Drowned Out Chinese Protest Tweets

David Thiel, Chief Technologist at the Stanford Internet Observatory
New York Times, 12/19/22 (Featured)

Rick Hasen and Nate Persily on Replatforming Trump on Social Media

Nathaniel Persily, Co-director of the Cyber Policy Center
Lawfare, 12/15/22 (Interview)

EU’s New Rules Could Clash with Musk’s Tweaks to Twitter

Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at the Cyber Policy Center
PBS Newshour, 12/15/22 (Quoted)

End-to-End Encryption for iPhone Backups to iCloud

Riana Pfefferkorn, Research Scholar at the Stanford Internet Observatory
Lawfare, 12/14/22 (Interview)


From Maya Rossin-Slater, Core Faculty at SHP:

More from FSI Scholars:

What Comes Next for the War on Drugs? The Beginning of the End.

Keith Humphreys, Affiliate at SHP
New York Times, 12/12/22 (Quoted)



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