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Reports on war crimes should use language that reflects a moral, not legal, orientation, Stanford expert says

August 2016

Legal scholar Shiri Krebs found that overly legal language in reports on war crimes is less effective than morally based communication in influencing public attitudes on accountability.

A Real War Story, in Drawings

June 2016

Scott Sagan decodes the haunting drawings of a Lakota chief who defeated George Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn.

Stanford Experts Assess Iran Nuclear Deal

July 2015

The landmark deal between six world powers and Iran, which would limit Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic sanctions, was an important step toward stopping Iran from building a...

Cuéllar looks back on leading FSI

December 2014

For 14 years, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar has been a tireless Stanford professor who has strengthened the fabric of university’s interdisciplinary nature.

Task force hopes to curb misuse of digital tools to exploit children

March 2014

CISAC affiliate John Villasenor goes before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs to present a report by the Digital Economy Task Force on efforts to combat the misuse of...

Co-director Cuéllar named to endowed professorship at Stanford Law

October 2012

CISAC co-director Siegfried Hecker congratulates his co-director Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar on being named the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law.

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...

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.

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...

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