Israel

Scholarly Publications

What do past nonproliferation failures say about the Iran nuclear agreement?

September 2015

The history of nonproliferation failures in Israel, India, Pakistan, and North Korea are reviewed in the light of the nuclear agreement with Iran.

Flash from the past: Why an apparent Israeli nuclear test in 1979 matters today

September 2015

The paper provides technical and circumstantial evidence that the detection of a "double flash" by a Vela satellite on 9/22/79 was that of an Israeli nuclear test logistically assisted by South...

The Lavon Affair: How a false-flag operation led to war and the Israeli bomb

July 2013

Abstract The Lavon Affair, a failed Israeli covert operation directed against Egypt in 1954, triggered a chain of events that have had profound consequences for power relationships in the Middle...

Other Publications

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.

The Flawed Logic of Striking Iran

January 2012

Matthew Kroenig's argument for preventive military action to combat Tehran's nuclear program -- "Time to Attack Iran" (January/February 2012) -- suffers from three problems.

News

Stanford scholars consider historic nuclear deal with Tehran

November 2013

Three experts consider the technical and political consequences of the historic agreement reached with Iran to temporarily halt its nuclear weapons program.

Experts on intelligence, terrorism, international law and Mideast policy examine Syrian conflict

August 2013

While the U.S. weighs options and rallies its allies for a possible military strike against Syria, Stanford experts consider the implications of an attack on Damascus.

Q&A: Stanford terrorism expert Martha Crenshaw on Olympic security

July 2012

Martha Crenshaw, a senior fellow at FSI and CISAC, explains what kinds of threats exist at the Games and what's being done to safeguard the XXX Olympics.

Events

Israel and the Persian Gulf: New Relations for a Challenging New Era

December 12, 2019

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/2J1usUsxZVw About this Event: Israel’s relations with the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf, and particularly Saudi Arabia, have been improving for many years....

Israel’s National Security Challenges 2019

November 5, 2018

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Judicial Review of National Security - the Israeli experience (1995-2013)

May 7, 2015

Abstract: Adjudication of national security poses complex challenges for courts.

People

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