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Scholarly Publications

Madman Nuclear Alert: Secrecy, Signaling, and Safety in the October 1969 Crisis, The

April 2003

The history of the October 1969 alert demonstrates that even in this high-politics arena of nuclear diplomacy, presidential orders were actively fought against, sometimes manipulated or ignored,...

Comparative Analysis of Approaches to the Protection of Fissile Materials, A

May 1998

From the preface: "Events in recent years have caused heightened concern about the security of weapons-usable nuclear material.

American Ventures in Russia

May 1995

This report is the result of a CISAC-sponsored workshop in which several American companies doing business with military research and production enterprises could have more detailed interchanges...

Other Publications

Civil-Military Relations and Nuclear Weapons

June 1994

When a state develops a nuclear arsenal, these destructive weapons must be initially integrated into existing military forces and initially managed through existing civil and military institutions....

Collaborative Project on Soviet Defense Conversion

December 1992

Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) has undertaken a project to work with elements of the Soviet defense industry to help them convert production from...

Cooperative Business Ventures between U.S. Companies and Russian Defense Enterprises

April 1997

As a result of the rapid changes following the breakup of the Soviet bloc, there were suddenly new markets of hundreds of millions of people, covering a large portion of the earth, containing large...

News

Jason Armagost: A pilot and soldier read from their work

May 2011

As part of the ongoing Ethics and War series, Jason Armagost, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and Brian Turner, who served for seven years in the U.S.

Students simulate White House war-room drama in class born of Ethics & War series

June 2012

Stanford undergraduate and law students simulate Cabinet war-room meeting on whether to launch a pre-emptive strike against Syria for The Ethics and Law of War class, which grew out of the two-year...

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry named Perry Fellow

July 2012

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry has been awarded a William J.

Events

Workshop on New Approaches to Security: Organizational Theory and International History

April 2, 2000

Resulting in part from the end of the Cold War, the study of international security has been infused with innovative approaches to international history and organizational theory.

Agent Orange: The Toxic Trail

November 1, 2007

Jeanne Mager Stellman (speaker) has just recently joined the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn N.Y as Professor and Director of the...

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...
English

Ethnic Conflict in the Former Soviet Union

Ethnic conflicts in the former Soviet Union, and their potential for triggering serious interstate conflicts, pose a major threat to regional and international security in the years ahead.
English

Strengthening Security and Stability in South Asia

Through research and track-two diplomacy, CISAC scholars seek to identify policy oriented, cooperative measures aimed at fostering effective dialogue between Pakistan and India in an effort to...
English

Multimedia

Remarks at MIT: Renewal or Retrenchment - U.S. Grand Strategy in a Volatile World

June 2015

Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, presented remarks at the MIT Senior Congressional and Executive Office Branch Seminar, "Renewal or Retrenchment: U.S.

People

Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History
Lawrence M. Wein Professor, Management Science
Xue Litai Social Science Research Scholar
Joseph Felter Senior Research Scholar (on leave)
Sannia Abdullah Sannia Abdullah Postdoctoral Fellow
Kristin Ven Bruusgaard Predoctoral Fellow
Gabriela Levikow CISAC Honors Student
Kendra Ritterhern CISAC Honors Student
Paul Kapur Affiliate
Andrea Gilli Andrea Gilli Affiliate