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CISAC scholars release 2018 update to North Korean nuclear history research

Siegfried Hecker, Robert Carlin and Elliot Serbin analyzed last year in North Korea's nuclear history--and what it might portend.

CISAC Honors Program Applications Due 15 Feb

The CISAC Interschool Honors Program in International Security Studies provides an opportunity for Stanford seniors from all undergraduate schools and majors who have strong academic records and interest in international security to receive Honors in International Security Studies.
Harold Trinkunas

One Country, Two Presidents? An Explainer on Venezuela

In this Q&A, Harold Trinkunas explains the current political situation in Venezuela.
Byter, Bombs, and Spies  - new book by Amy Zegart and Herb Lin

Scholars Amy Zegart and Herb Lin Explore Cyber Warfare in New Book

A new book edited by Amy Zegart and Herb Lin explores how the U.S. military can now use cyber weapons as digital combat power in an emerging era of cyber warfare.

#WorldClass: Former Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos on Russian Election Interference

Who We Are

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.

Founded 30 years ago, CISAC today is building on its historic strengths to seek solutions to the many longstanding and emerging challenges associated with an increasingly complex world. We are guided by our longstanding belief that a commitment to rigorous scholarship, openness to new ideas, and lively intellectual exchange can spur the creation and spread of knowledge to help build a safer world.

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Research

CISAC is a unique interdisciplinary nexus that researches and offers solutions to the most pressing security challenges in the world today.

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Education

CISAC is educating and training the next generation of thought leaders and policy makers in international security.

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Policy

CISAC’s research and policy work offers context and insights to decision-makers in Washington D.C. and throughout the world.

Leadership

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Rodney C. Ewing

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
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Rodney C. Ewing

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
Professor in Nuclear Security; Professor, Geological Sciences
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Colin Kahl

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
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Colin Kahl

Co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, FSI Senior Fellow
Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
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Harold Trinkunas

Deputy Director
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Harold Trinkunas

Deputy Director
Senior Research Scholar
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Andrea Gray

Associate Director for Administration and Finance
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Andrea Gray

Associate Director for Administration and Finance

News & Events

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Events

Tue Feb 19
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Israel’s National Security Challenges 2019

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Feb 21
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Russian Hybrid War, Ukraine, and US policy

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Feb 21
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Stopping Power of Norms

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Feb 28
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Transatlantic Divergence Over GMO Regulation: A Precautionary Tale for AI Governance

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305
Tue Mar 5
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy

William J. Perry Conference Room, Encina Hall, 2nd Floor, 616 Serra St, Stanford, CA 94305