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Special forces veteran and Stanford scholar applies data and scholarship to conflict
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War & Peace: The Future of NATO
On War & Peace, former NATO Deputy Secretary-General Rose Gottemoeller discusses whether the alliance, 70 years into its conflict prevention mission, can still contend with the defence challenges of today and tomorrow, both internally and as an actor on the world stage. READ MORE
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The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is Stanford University’s hub for researchers tackling some of the world's most pressing security and international cooperation issues.
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