Scholarly Publications

Proceedings of The Second U.S.-Russian Nuclear Non-Proliferation Conference, March 18-20, 2009

September 2009

The second nuclear nonproliferation conference sponsored by the Nuclear Threat Initiative and the Russian Academy of Sciences was held in Moscow, March 18-20, 2009. The first was held Oct.

Between Assertiveness and Insecurity: Russian Elite Attitudes and the Russia-Georgia Crisis

October 2007

Gail Lapidus discusses the content and sources of Russian elite perspectives on international affairs.

Caucasus Working Papers: Georgia - The Search for State Security; European Security and Conflict Resolution in the Transcaucasus

December 1997

Georgia--The Search for State Security David Darchiashvili's working paper traces the attempts of the modern Georgian state to deal with issues of national security since independence....

Other Publications

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.

Is the Elephant Learning to Dance? The Diffusion of the Internet in the Republic of India

April 2002

Published in conjunction with the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC), Georgia Institute of Technology.


CISAC announces members of 2009-10 Honors Program

July 2009

CISAC is pleased to announce that 14 seniors have been selected to participate in its Undergraduate Honors Program in International Security Studies.

Russia rising: The Georgian crisis & U.S. foreign policy

September 2008

David Holloway reports that the ongoing crisis in Georgia has catapulted relations with Russia to a top place on the foreign-policy agenda.

Pavel Podvig: U.S.-Russian relations following Georgia conflict

August 2008

If there's a consensus about the confrontation between Russia and Georgia, writes CISAC's Pavel Podvig, it's that the conflict has seriously strained the relationship between Moscow and its Western...


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.------------------------------------------------------------...

Nuclear Reactor Technology Transfers: A Review of Experiences in the Republic of Korea and China

April 18, 2012

There are currently 60 nuclear reactors under construction worldwide with nearly half of these projects being built in China.

DoD Efforts to Counter WMD

November 16, 2011

After the Cold War, much of the U.S. countering-WMD efforts focused on dismantling the weapons and WMD production systems of the Soviet Union.


Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...