Stanford Conference Tackles Growing U.S. Nuclear Waste Problem

The United States has a growing inventory of spent nuclear fuel from commercial power plants that continues to accumulate at reactor sites around the country.

Insider Threats and Organizational Root Causes: The 2009 Fort Hood Terrorist Attack

This essay examines the 2009 Fort Hood terrorist attack with two goals in mind: illuminating the organizational weaknesses inside the Defense Department which led officials to miss the insider terrorist threat; and contributing to a growing body of theoretical research examining the connection between underlying organizational weaknesses and disasters.

CISAC Scientists Join Open Letter to Obama on Iran

Three CISAC scientists have joined 26 of the nation’s top nuclear experts and sent an open letter to President Obama in support of the Iran deal struck in July.

Is America Breaking up the International Order? Q&A with D. Holloway

We caught him to hear his views on recent developments in U.S.-Russia relations one last time and to talk about his time at Stanford.

 

At the NATO summit, Trump claimed that Germany “is a captive of Russia.” Is there any foundation to this claim?

Cybersecurity expert Alex Stamos joins Stanford University as fellow

 

Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and the Hoover Institution announced today the appointment of Alex Stamos as a William J. Perry Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Cyber Initiative fellow, and Hoover visiting scholar.

Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity

From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University professor Amy B. Zegart comes an examination of the rapidly evolving state of political risk, and how to navigate it.
The world is changing fast.

Next generation of Russian, U.S. nuclear professionals work together at Stanford

How can a new generation of scholars from around the world work together to prevent the use of nuclear weapons, from nuclear terrorism to developments in North Korea? A summit hosted at Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation sought answers to that question—and more.

Stanford scholars weigh in on withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal

Following the announcement of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran deal, three Stanford scholars consider what it means for American foreign policy and diplomacy.

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