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Arms Control

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,...

Proposal for a Ban on Nuclear SLCMs of All Ranges, A

July 1989

Verification Regime for Warhead Control, A

January 2000

After a brief period of progress, the U.S.-Russian nuclear reduction process has reached a stalemate.

Other Publications

China and the CTBT Negotiations

December 1998

This report reviews Chinese participation in the international negotiations for a Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva and provides...

Next Steps in the Creation of an Accidental Nuclear War Prevention Center

December 1983

In early 1983, members of Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control met to discuss ideas on the establishment of a joint U.S.-U.S.S.R.

Verifying the Agreed Framework

April 2001

A joint Stanford University-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team of scientists, nuclear engineers and arms control experts has concluded in a new study that North Korea's compliance with the...

News

Arms control workshop honoring George Bunn explores obstacles to nonproliferation

June 2004

Those who advocate nuclear arms control have many reasons for concern, with obstacles including a lack of public interest in the issue; inadequate security controls at facilities storing nuclear...

New York Times reporter discusses A.Q. Khan nuclear trading network

June 2004

In an address at the recent CISAC-sponsored Conference on South Asia and the Nuclear Future, held June 4-5 at Stanford, New York Times reporter David Sanger discussed the nuclear trading network of...

IAEA director-general ElBaradei to speak on nuclear nonproliferation

September 2004

Mohamed ElBaradei, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), will deliver the annual Drell Lecture, presented by CISAC on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 4 p.m.

Events

The Upcoming NPT Review Conference

February 2, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

CTBT Ratification and the Future of Nuclear Non-Proliferation: The 2007 Entry-Into-Force Conference

December 12, 2007

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) is a pivotal litmus test to determine a nation's "walking-the-walk dedication" on nonproliferation matters.

Open Source Intelligence

October 29, 2007

This presentation provides an overview of the history of US satellite-based reconnaissance as has been publicly revealed by the US Government to date.

Projects

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

Regional Conflict and Cooperation

Regional conflicts present their own set of unique challenges to the international community.
English

Multimedia

People

Michael May Michael M. May Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Anna Weichselbraun Anna M. Weichselbraun Postdoctoral Fellow
Rachel Hirshman CISAC Honors Student
David Elliott Affiliate
Adam Segal Adam Segal Affiliate
Pavel Podvig Affiliate
Sean Kanuck Sean Kanuck Affiliate
Leonard Weiss Leonard Weiss Visiting Scholar
Jeffrey Lewis Affiliate