Larry Diamond - "Can the Whole World Become Democratic?"Event offered by:
Foreign Policy Association
National Endowment for Democracy
- Thursday, November 3, 2005
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
McGraw Hill Auditorium
New York, NY
- Event type
- Lecture / Panel
Event Transcripts and Video
The second fall lecture of The New York Democracy Forum, featuring Larry Diamond, co-director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
Larry Diamond - Speaker
Co-director, International Forum for Democratic Studies
Larry Diamond is co-director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, founding co-editor of the Journal of Democracy, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He has written extensively on democracy in the developing world, especially in Africa and Asia. During 2001–2003, Diamond served as a consultant to the U.S. Agency for International Development, helping to devise a new strategy for U.S. foreign assistance giving more emphasis to democracy and good governance. From January to March 2004 he was a senior advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Baghdad. Diamond is the author of Developing Democracy: Toward Consolidation (1999) and of numerous other works on democratic development. His latest book is Squandered Victory: The American Occupation and the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq (2005).