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Scholarly Publications

Rethinking Nuclear Arms Control

September 2020

Where is nuclear arms control—negotiated restraints on the deadliest weapons of mass destruction—headed? This 50-year tool of US national security policy is currently under attack.

A Research Agenda for Cyber Risk and Cyber Insurance

April 2020

A Research Agenda for Cyber Risk and Cyber InsuranceBy: Gregory Falco, Stanford UniversityMartin Eling, University of St.

Cyber Risk Research Impeded by Disciplinary Barriers

November 2019

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Other Publications

Donald Trump Could Lose the Election by Authorizing a New Nuclear Weapons Test

June 2020

Polls in the United States and nine allied countries in Europe and Asia show that public support for a nuclear test is very low.

How the West could win a technological ‘shadow war’ with China

June 2020

A new shadow war is underway within the International Telecommunication Union, one of the obscure organizations that sets global technical standards.

The Self-Inflicted Demise of American Power

July 2018

NATO leaders have a lot to worry about. The U.K. government is a Brexit hot mess.

News

Kremlin saber-rattling in Ukraine: How the West should react

April 2021

Europe and the United States must ensure that Moscow does not underestimate the costs of a military assault.

Nuclear Arms Control in the 2020s

April 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,...

Joe Biden’s Killer Comment: Undiplomatic, but the End of U.S.-Russia Relations?

March 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.

Events

Transatlantic Relations in the Age of Biden

October 12, 2020

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

Stopping State Repression: An Inquiry Into Spells

October 12, 2020

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Testing the Space Governance System

October 9, 2020

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Research Seminar Series

The CISAC Research Seminar Series features speakers that present on topics related to international security and their policy implications.
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Remarks at MIT: Renewal or Retrenchment - U.S. Grand Strategy in a Volatile World

June 2015

Ambassador Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, presented remarks at the MIT Senior Congressional and Executive Office Branch Seminar, "Renewal or Retrenchment: U.S.

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.

Security Conundrum: Barton Gellman

December 2014

Journalist Barton Gellman holds a conversation with Phil Taubman for Stanford's "Security Conundrum" speakers series on Nov. 17, 2014. Gellman shared the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for his stories about former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

People

Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Women looking straight forward Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Jacquelyn Schneider Jacquelyn Schneider Hoover Fellow
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Emerita, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Emerita
megan palmer Megan Palmer Executive Director, Bio Policy & Leadership Initiatives, Department of Bioengineering (BioE)
rsd19 072 0329a Julien de Troullioud de Lanversin Postdoctoral Fellow
rsd19 072 0066a Daniel Greene Postdoctoral Fellow, Biosecurity Program
headshot of Josh Goldstein Josh A. Goldstein Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford Internet Observatory
dylan_junkin Dylan Junkin CISAC Honors Student
Carter Clelland Carter Clelland CISAC Honors Student
june_lee June Lee CISAC Honors Student