International Law

Scholarly Publications

Anti-Terrorist Finance in the United Kingdom and the United States

January 2006

This article adopts a two-tiered approach: it provides a detailed, historical account of anti-terrorist finance initiatives in the United Kingdom and United States--two states driving global norms...

Refugee Security and the Organizational Logic of Legal Mandates

July 2006

ABSTRACT: While the refugee protection system is one of international law's most recognizable features, it routinely places massive numbers of refugees in camps in the developing world, where they...

The Use of Force and Contemporary Security Threats: Old Medicine for New Ills?

December 2006

International terrorism carried out by nonstate actors and the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to dangerous states have emerged in recent years as the most significant security threats...

Other Publications

Old Law for a New World? The Applicability of International Law to Information Warfare

February 1997

The development of "information warfare" presents international legal issues that will complicate nations' efforts both to execute and to respond to certain information warfare attacks,...

A Man for All Seasons: A New, More Flexible George W. Bush?

September 2002

President George W.

Torture Memos and Accountability

May 2009

On April 16, 2009, the Justice Department released four previously classified memos issued by its Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) that provided legal guidance on the permissibility of certain...

News

CISAC fellow wins political science dissertation award

November 2004

Helen Kinsella, a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, won the American Political Science Association's 2004 Helen Dwight Reid Award for the best doctoral...

CISAC's Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall selected as Carnegie Scholar

May 2004

Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, a senior research scholar with the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at the Stanford Institute for International Studies and a senior adviser to...

Book Review: The Gunslinger

July 2008

FSI senior fellow Stephen Stedman reviews John Bolton's book, Surrender Is not an Option, in the July/August issue of the Boston Review.

Events

Network Attribution Theory: A New Approach to Internationally Wrongful Acts

April 20, 2006

Matthew Rojansky is a JD candidate at Stanford Law School and a CISAC predoctoral fellow. His research focuses on international law and security, counter-terrorism and counter-proliferation.

Courts Without Borders: The Politics and Law of Extraterritorial Regulation

November 30, 2006

Tonya Putnam is currently a visiting scholar at CISAC and an assistant professor of political science at Columbia University.

Projects

Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...
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Enhancing Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540

In Resolution 1540, the United Nations Security Council, acting under its Chapter VII power to adopt measures that are legally binding on all U.N.
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People

Sarah Shirazian Sarah Shirazyan Postdoctoral Fellow
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
Elaine Korzak Elaine Korzak Affiliate
Betsy Cooper Betsy Cooper Affiliate