Asia-Pacific

Scholarly Publications

Historical Legacies and Leaders’ Worldviews

July 2018

Political scientists have found that early life experiences powerfully affect future leaders.

Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity

May 2018

From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University professor Amy B.

Office of the Director of National Intelligence: From Pariah and Piñata to Managing Partner

June 2017

This is a chapter in the second edition of The National Security Enterprise, a book edited by Roger Z.

Other Publications

The west needs a positive response to China’s technology challenge

August 2019

Silicon Valley is belatedly waking up to the fact that China systematically extracts the most advanced technology from the west, using both legal and nefarious means. Read more at The Financial Times

Noncitizen Soldiers: Explaining Foreign Recruitment by Modern State Militaries

January 2019

More than a century after citizen armies became an international norm, nearly two dozen states actively recruit foreigners into their militaries.

Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Security in South Korea

December 2013

News

The Soft War That America Is Losing

January 2021

The US depends far more on its soft power than authoritarian China does. Once it is lost, it is hard to get back.

Years later, still unclear why US staff in Cuba, China experienced strange symptoms

December 2020

A National Academies panel commissioned by the State Department shed new light on a disturbing and still mysterious episode. Employees in the Cuban embassy reported headaches, pressure, nausea,...

Free Nations Must Speak for Australia

December 2020

The Biden administration needs to rethink the entire nature of alliances for an era of heavy-handed economic diplomacy from Beijing says Oriana Skylar Mastro and Zack Cooper in an op-ed for the...

Events

“The Perfect Weapon” Special Screening & Panel Discussion

September 28, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.

Book Discussion: U.S. Strategy in the Asian Century

August 12, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.   Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/C6FVf4CoowM   About the Event: U.S.

Anarchic Bargain: Power Trajectories and the Trade-off Motivating Order Formation

May 20, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Livestream: Please click here to join the livestream webinar via Zoom or log-in with webinar ID 913 4480 9317. About the...

Multimedia

Why France and the European Union Still Matter for the United States

February 2015

Is Europe "elderly and haggard", and could France become "the crucible of  Europe" (Jan.

The Heart of the Matter: The Humanities and Social Sciences for a Vibrant, Competitive and Secure Nation

November 2014

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, believes that the humanities belong at the center of American foreign policy. And his voice matters.

Remarks for the Annual Meeting of the National Humanities Alliance

March 2013

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, former U.S.

People

Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Steve Luby Headshot Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Carter Clelland Carter Clelland CISAC Honors Student
Robert Weiner Robert Weiner Affiliate
Rakove, Robert Robert Rakove Affiliate
Mark Gorenflo Mark Gorenflo Affiliate
rsd19 072 0447a Jacek Durkalec Affiliate
Gordon, Deborah Deborah C. Gordon Affiliate
Tonya Lee Putnam Tonya Putnam Affiliate
Kathi ohne Brille Katharina Zellweger North Korea Program Affiliate
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate