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Scholarly Publications

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.

What Really Went Wrong at WIPP: An Insider’s View of Two Accidents at the Only US Underground Nuclear Waste Repository

July 2019

Within a 10-day period in February 2014, two accidents happened at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico – the United States’ only underground repository for nuclear waste.

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

The Next Director of National Intelligence: A Thankless Job Is Getting Even Harder

August 2019

At the end of July, Dan Coats, the U.S. director of national intelligence (DNI), announced his resignation. When he leaves office on August 15, the U.S.

Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: Why U.S. Intelligence Agencies Must Adapt or Fail

May 2019

For U.S. intelligence agencies, the twenty-first century began with a shock, when 19 al Qaeda operatives hijacked four planes and perpetrated the deadliest attack ever on U.S. soil.

News

Can Biden Do Anything to Stop Ransomware Attacks?

July 2021

Christopher Painter explains why the emerging pattern of ransomware attacks needs to be addressed at a political level – both domestically and internationally – and not be treated solely as a...

Stanford Experts Weigh In on What to Expect at the Biden-Putin Summit

June 2021

Scholars at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies hope that President Joe Biden’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will lay the groundwork for negotiations in the near...

Negotiating with Russia and the Art of the Nuclear Arms Deal

June 2021

Rose Gottemoeller discusses “Negotiating the New START Treaty,” her new book detailing how she negotiated a 30 percent reduction in U.S.-Russia strategic nuclear warheads.

Events

APSIA Online Graduate School Fair

July 16, 2021

Please join our partners at APSIA for their 2021 online grad school fair.

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.

Seizing the Moment: America's Alliances and the Technology Race

May 15, 2020

This event is co-sponsored with the Cyber Policy Center and the Center for a New American Security.* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Seminar Recording: https:...

Projects

Empirical Studies of Conflict

The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) addresses critical challenges to international security through methodologically rigorous, evidence-based analyses of insurgency, civil war and...
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Stanford Ethics & War Series

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People

Women looking straight forward Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
U.S. soldier posing for picture Dean L. Winslow Senior Fellow, courtesy Professor, Medicine
Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Emerita, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Emerita
2018 02 12 miis day1 high res 112 Melissa Hanham Affiliate
Rakove, Robert Robert Rakove Affiliate
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
Man smiling Dan Zhukov Research Assistant to Rose Gottemoeller