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Recent Scholarly Publications

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The recruiter’s dilemma: Signalling and rebel recruitment tactics

January 2013

Abstract: How do terrorists recruit? We know much about the profiles and pathways of recruits, but little about the strategies and tactics of recruiters.

Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

November 2011

Book description from Random House: What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and your cell phone have in common?

Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict

August 2011

Summary from Columbia University Press: For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving...

Reducing Uncertainty: Intelligence Analysis and National Security

July 2011

Description from Stanford University Press: The US government spends billions of dollars every year to reduce uncertainty: to monitor and forecast everything from the weather to the spread of...

The Oracles of Proliferation

March 2011

Abstract: By examining via a case study the political authority of US proliferation experts since the 1960s, this article contributes to nuclear weapons proliferation studies and to the growing...

Global Politics of Defense Reform

December 2008

This volume analyzes the impact of key global trends on civil-military relations by examining defense reform processes since the end of the Cold War.

Energy Transitions: A Curious History

September 2007

Talk delivered at dinner during CISAC's conference, "The Security Implications of Increased Global Reliance on Nuclear Power," Wednesday, 19 September 2007, Stanford University.

Homeland Security: A New Strategic Paradigm?

December 2006

How has the threat of catastrophic terrorism reshaped the strategic environment?

America the Vulnerable: How our Government is Failing to Protect us from Terrorism

December 2004

Arguing for the primary role of homeland security, Council on Foreign Relations fellow Stephen Flynn describes a nation living on borrowed time.

People

Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
Peter Eckersley Affiliate