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Commentary / May 31, 2021
It is likely that arms control talks between the US and Russia will resume later this year. Berlin should begin considering now how they will impact German and European security.
Harold Trinkunas Appointed as Interim Co-Director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation
News / May 12, 2021
Trinkunas, whose research examines issues related to foreign policy, governance and security, particularly in Latin America, will lead the center along with FSI Senior Fellow Rodney Ewing.
The Illegality of Targeting Civilians by Way of Belligerent Reprisal: Implications for U.S. Nuclear Doctrine
Commentary / May 10, 2021
Scott Sagan and Allen Weiner argue that for legal, ethical, and strategic reasons, it is time for the United States to affirmatively recognize the customary international law prohibition on targeting...
Commentary / April 26, 2021
President Joe Biden is the first president since the Cold War to begin his term not seeking closer relations with Russia; there will be no “reset.”
News / April 16, 2021
The White House Executive Order comes on the same day that CISA and CNMF issue SolarWinds-related malware analysis and NSA-CISA-FBI issue a joint advisory warning of ongoing SVR exploitation of known...
Commentary / April 14, 2021
Nord Stream 2 is an almost-finished natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. The Biden administration opposes it and has come under congressional pressure to invoke sanctions to prevent its...
Commentary / April 13, 2021
President Volodymyr Zelensky reportedly will soon travel to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. That is a trip very much worth making.
Commentary / April 6, 2021
As the United States, Russia and others figure out how to maintain and enhance strategic stability in a multi-player, multi-domain world, Washington and Moscow will continue to have a central role,...
Commentary / March 30, 2021
Putin may not like being called a killer—who would? However, when he sees engagement with Biden can advance his goals, he will engage.
News / March 29, 2021
With the support of a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, Gabrielle Hecht will research and write a new book about the mineral riches humans have turned the world inside out to unearth.
Stanford’s Lin says new Aspen disinformation commission will wrestle with ‘how to incentivize doing the right thing'
News / March 29, 2021
Stanford University’s Herb Lin, a member of the Aspen Institute’s new Commission on Information Disorder, says “cyber-enabled information warfare” poses an existential threat that in many ways defies...
Commentary / March 24, 2021
The German government and many Germans breathed a sigh of relief when Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in November. Mr. Trump damaged U.S. relations with its trans-Atlantic allies, and he often...
Commentary / March 17, 2021
President Biden has inherited America’s longest war—the war in Afghanistan—at a critical moment. Under the Trump administration’s deal with the Taliban, the US government is supposed to withdraw...
News / March 17, 2021
On the World Class Podcast, experts discuss how the Biden Administration should navigate three of America’s most challenging bilateral relationships.
News / March 17, 2021
The U.S. government is still managing the fallout from two separate, massive cyberattacks linked to Russian and Chinese hackers, with a White House task force meeting this past Monday to probe the...
News / March 12, 2021
FSI Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro joins the Australian Strategic Policy Institute's podcast to discuss how she sees China's strategy towards Taiwan and reunification changing as...
Q&As / March 12, 2021
A decade after a powerful earthquake and tsunami set off the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown in Japan, Stanford experts discuss revelations about radiation from the disaster, advances in...
News / March 11, 2021
A new three-quarter sequence of courses provides insights from scholars around the nation on research related to race in the fields of science, technology and medicine, as well as their own lived...
News / March 10, 2021
CISAC Co-Director Rod Ewing tells National Geographic that, “In some cases, as we become more sophisticated, we’ve lost the ability to see what’s most obvious.”
Commentary / March 10, 2021
The Biden administration released its Interim National Security Strategic Guidance. One would expect a final guidance document to be roughly consistent with the it while also containing more...
News / March 9, 2021
Genomic data could benefit population health efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the US has to overcome several barriers before it can fully leverage this information.
News / March 8, 2021
Former NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller made no bones about the challenges of being a woman in foreign policy and national security. “You have to have a tough hide,” she said. “There’s...
News / March 4, 2021
French President Emmanuel Macron commissioned a report aimed at “reconciliation of memories between France and Algeria,” which France ruled as the jewel of its colonial empire for more than 130 years...