Scholarly Publications

The Oxford Handbook of Peaceful Change in International Relations

With the rapid rise of China and the relative decline of the United States, the topic of power transition conflicts is back in popular and scholarly attention.

Socio-technical multi-criteria evaluation of long-term spent nuclear fuel management strategies: A framework and method

In the absence of a federal geologic repository or consolidated, interim storage in the United States, commercial spent fuel will remain stranded at some 75 sites across the country. Currently,...

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

An assessment of Russia that suggests that we should look beyond traditional means of power to understand its strength and capacity to disrupt international politics.

Other Publications

Al Qaeda’s Leader Is Old, Bumbling—and a Terrorist Mastermind

September 2020

Nineteen years after 9/11, al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has yet to achieve the household notoriety evoked by his immediate predecessor, Osama bin Laden.

Can China’s Military Win the Tech War?

July 2020

As the Chinese government has set out to harness the growing strength of the Chinese technology sector to bolster its military, policymakers in the United States have reacted with mounting alarm.

News

Meet the Nuclear Sleuths Shaking Up U.S. Spycraft

January 2022

Armed with Internet connections rather than security clearances, scholars, hobbyists and conspiracy peddlers are forcing intelligence agencies to rethink how they do business.

The Biden Nuclear Posture Review: Defense, Offense, and Avoiding Arms Races

January 2022

President Joe Biden’s administration is conducting a missile defense review in parallel with its Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). Those reviews will determine whether to adjust the nuclear and missile...

After U.S.-Russia, NATO-Russia and OSCE Meetings, What Next?

January 2022

During the last two months of 2021, Russia created a crisis by deploying large military forces near Ukraine and demanding security guarantees from the United States and NATO.

Events

Research in Progress with Mark Helfand

January 5, 2022

Mark Helfand, MD, MPH, is Professor of Medicine and Professor of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at Oregon Health & Science University. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine...

Health Equity Lecture with Dr. Utibe Essien

January 5, 2022

Utibe Essien, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, and Core Investigator, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, VA Pittsburgh...

Nationalist Authoritarianism and the Future of Democracy

September 9, 2021

For Fall Quarter 2021, FSI will be hosting hybrid events.

Projects

Ethics & Political Violence Series

The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society and the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) are jointly organizing a year-long initiative on “Ethics & Political Violence”...
English

Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century Seminars

The Project on Russian Power and Purpose convenes faculty seminars and open events in which speakers and experts discuss the context and drivers of Kremlin strategy.
English

European Security Initiative

The CISAC European Security Initiative features speakers addressing the challenges that a more assertive Russia presents to the European security order; Europe's ability to meet and defend against...
English

Multimedia

2016 Drell Lecture: William J. Perry - A National Security Walk Around the World

February 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J.

America’s Nuclear Waste – No Solution in Sight

January 2016

America’s nuclear waste is accumulating at over seventy sites in 39 states – but there is no clear way forward for its final disposal. An international cast of experts explains how the U.S.

Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency, and Contradictions: America's Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

July 2015

Former Ambassador to the U.S. and Karl Eikenberry speaks at the Aspen Ideas Festival on June 29, 2015 and reflects on lessons learned from interventions into unstable nations.

People

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Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
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Kathryn Stoner Kathryn Stoner Senior Fellow, Senior Fellow (by courtesy), Hoover Institution, Professor (by courtesy), Political Science
2015 eileen donahoe 04 web Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Emerita, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Emerita
Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
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Steve Luby Headshot Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Senior Fellow, Woods Institute for the Environment, Professor, Epidemiology & Population Health (by courtesy)
Rose Gottemoeller Rose Gottemoeller Steven C. Házy Lecturer