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About Larry Diamond

Larry Diamond is William L. Clayton Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and Mosbacher Senior Fellow in Global Democracy at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), Stanford University. He served for 32 years as founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy and continues as a consultant to the National Endowment for Democracy. At Stanford, he is professor by courtesy of political science and sociology, and he directs the Arab Reform and Democracy Program at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL). He also co-leads the Hoover programs on China's Global Sharp Power and on Taiwan in the Indo-Pacific Region and the FSI program, the Global Digital Policy Incubator, which is part of the Cyber Policy Center.

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Recent Publication 

Ill Winds, Saving democracy from Russian rage, Chinese ambition, and American complacency

Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency 

The defense and advancement of democratic ideals relies on U.S. global leadership.

Book now available

In the News 

US Capitol under siege
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January 6 and the Paradoxes of America‚Äôs Democracy Agenda 

Why Protecting Liberalism Will Require a Dose of Populism.

Read more in Foreign Affairs

Recent Lecture 

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Political Freedom and Human Prosperity

Political freedom and economic freedom are the symbiotic twin pillars of human prosperity and the indispensable foundations for enduringly successful nations.

Read more at the Hoover Institution

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