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Potential Subpoena Power and Internet Service Providers

In Lawfare, Herb Lin writes about the Department of Homeland Security request to Congress to grant the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) the power to issue administrative subpoenas to internet service providers (ISPs).

CISAC Seeks Fellows.

CISAC is seeking applicants for its 2020-2021 Fellowships. CISAC offers fellowships to predoctoral students, postdoctoral scholars, and junior faculty members who are researching topics related to international security, nuclear security, biosecurity, and cybersecurity that contain elements of policy-relevance. Applications are due January 15, 2020. Watch the video below and learn more.

Norman Naimark's New Book: ‘Stalin and the Fate of Europe.’

The Wall Street Journal reviews Norman Naimark’s new book, ‘Stalin and the Fate of Europe.’ “His [Naimark’s] archival research and reading of the scholarly literature here adds shades of nuance and intricacy to ‘the well-honed dark images and paradigms of traditional Cold War history,’” writes The WSJ.

Baghdadi’s death underscores what we’ve lost by abandoning Syria’s Kurds

"The killing of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is great news for the civilized world," writes Brett McGurk, CISAC's Payne Distinguished Lecture in the Washington Post. "The raid deep into northwestern Syria speaks once again to the incredible professionalism of the U.S. Special Forces and the intelligence analysts who help target their operations. The details of this operation speak as well to larger truths about Syria — and to what we have forfeited with the sudden U.S. retreat across its northeast this month."

About CISAC Fellowship Program

Watch the video to learn more and go to https://cisac.fsi.stanford.edu/cisac-fellowships for application details.

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

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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

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Wed Nov 13
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Inside the Five-Sided Box

Encina Hall, First floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Nov 14
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Wargaming War Games: How Likely is Thermonuclear Cyber War?

Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Tue Nov 19
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Russian Political Warfare: Past, Present, and Future

Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Thu Nov 21
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Russia Resurrected: Its Power and Purpose in A New Global Order

Encina Hall, Second Floor, Central 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305
Fri Nov 22
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Russia, The West and Sanctions

Encina Hall, Second Floor, East Wing 616 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford, CA 94305