Belarus

Scholarly Publications

Rivalries Between Nuclear Power Projectors: Why the Lines Will Be Drawn Again

May 1996

Nuclear war is generally believed to bring risks of destruction out of proportion to any gain that may be secured by the war, or to any loss that may be averted, except perhaps for the loss of...

Other Publications

Nuclear weapons' future ripe for discussion

December 2011

The supercommittee's failure to reach an agreement on debt reduction will probably result in unexpected reductions of the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

No Need to Reset the Reset

September 2011

Russia watchers in the West cannot be surprised that Vladimir Putin is on his way back to the Russian presidency.

Unfinished Business in Europe

September 2002

To make his case, [Bush] has a powerful historical experience to draw upon: the end of the Cold War.

News

Belarusian Leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya Meets with Stanford Scholars for Roundtable on Democracy in Belarus

August 2021

Democratic leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and her delegation joined an interdisciplinary panel of Stanford scholars and members of the Belarusian community to discuss the future of democracy in...

What’s driving mass protests in Belarus?

September 2020

As protests continue in Belarus over the disputed re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko, Steve Pifer explains how the government’s response to COVID-19 and a blatantly stolen election...

Is Putin about to make a costly mistake in Belarus?

August 2020

From 2001 to 2004, I was the senior American official to visit Belarus. The United States and European Union were thoroughly dissatisfied with President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s authoritarianism, and...

Events

CANCELED: Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

January 8, 2020

CISAC will be canceling all public events and seminars until at least April 5th due to the ongoing developments associated with COVID-19.------------------------------------------------------------...

From the Manhattan Project to the Cloud: Arms Control in the Information Age

October 27, 2011

Sixty-six years ago, a small group of scientists, policy makers and military leaders embarked upon a highly secretive project to build a nuclear bomb. It would change the world forever.

Cooperative Threat Reduction in North Korea: The Role of South Korea

June 11, 2008

Abstract:  Established by the US Congress in 1991, the Nunn-Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program could contribute the safe and secure transportation, storage and dismantlement of...