Intelligence

Scholarly Publications

Stalin and Intelligence: Barbarossa and the Bomb (chapter)

August 2015

In an unusually well-documented contribution on Russian secret intelligence, David Holloway posits reasons for Stalin’s unpreparedness in 1940-1941.

An INS Special Forum: The US Senate Select Committee Report on the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program

November 2015

Eight leading experts in the areas of intelligence ethics and oversight and accountability were invited to contribute their perspectives on the US Senate Select Committee Report on the CIA's...

Office of the Director of National Intelligence: From Pariah and Piñata to Managing Partner

June 2017

This is a chapter in the second edition of The National Security Enterprise, a book edited by Roger Z.

News

New project looks at ethics of technology and war

December 2014

FSI Senior Fellow Scott Sagan is the chair of a new project by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, called the New Dilemmas in Ethics, Technology and War.

STRATCOM Commander: Deterrence remains foundation of national security

December 2014

American deterrence, though traditionally centered on the nuclear triad, is becoming ever more integrated and dependent on other technologies in space and the cyber world, Admiral Cecil D.

Understanding conflict is the road to peace

January 2015

The Empirical Studies of Conflict project focuses on the causes and characteristics of politically motivated violence.

Events

Delegation to the Device: What happens when we deploy quantitative models for complex matters of concern?

November 20, 2014

Abstract: In 2011 I joined a team of global security analysts at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to develop a systematic methodology for “information-driven” safeguards for the...

Modern Surveillance

March 19, 2015

Abstract: NSA stands for National Security Agency, but the agency is at odds with itself in its security mission.

Bulk Collection of Signal Intelligence: Technical Alternatives

April 20, 2015

Abstract: The first Snowden disclosure was that Verizon was providing daily updates of telephony metadata to the NSA.

Projects

The Security Conundrum Speaker Series

In an age of terrorism, where should a democratic society draw the line on government surveillance?
English

Multimedia

The Security Conundrum: An Evening with Senator Mark Udall

June 2015

In a conversation with Phil Taubman for the Security Conundrum speaker series, Senator Udall provided a lawmaker’s perspective on the oversight of controversial NSA programs.

People

Eric Min Eric Min Postdoctoral Fellow
Irving Lachow Irving Lachow Affiliate
Jason Healey Jason Healey Affiliate
Allison Puccioni Allison Puccioni Affiliate
Sean Kanuck Sean Kanuck Affiliate
Robert Silvers Robert Silvers Affiliate
Jackie Kerr Jaclyn A. Kerr Affiliate
John Maguire John Maguire Affiliate
Bill Phillips Bill Phillips Affiliate
Raj De Raj De Affiliate
Jamil Jaffer Jamil N. Jaffer Affiliate
Marc Goodman Marc Goodman Affiliate