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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.

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.

News

Heading for (Another) Ukraine-Russia Gas Fight?

September 2019

Twice in the past 14 years, a dispute between Ukraine and Russia has led Russia to cut off natural gas flows to Ukraine and Europe. The stage is being set for another cut-off in January.

Advice for President Zelenskyy as he Prepares to Meet President Trump

August 2019

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy may meet President Donald Trump this weekend in Warsaw and is expected to travel to the United States later in the fall.  This gives Mr.

Fukushima Cesium-Enriched Microparticle (CSMP) Update (Interview with Rod Ewing)

August 2019

An interesting paper  was recently published by a team headed by Dr. Satoshi Utsunomiya of Kyushu University on the subject of Fukushima-derived cesium-enriched microparticles (CsMPs).

Events

Killer High: A History Of War In Six Drugs

September 16, 2019

Abstract: There is growing alarm over how drugs empower terrorists, insurgents, militias, and gangs.

Russian Grassroots Activism for the Environment and Beyond

September 16, 2019

Abstract: Despite a lull after the fall of the Soviet Union, grassroots activism in Russia is on the rise.

Putin, Putinism, and US-Russian Relations

September 13, 2019

Click here to RSVP Abstract: What is Putin up to?

Projects

Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century Seminars

The Project on Russian Power and Purpose convenes faculty seminars and open events in which speakers and experts discuss the context and drivers of Kremlin strategy.
English

European Security Initiative

The CISAC European Security Initiative features speakers addressing the challenges that a more assertive Russia presents to the European security order; Europe's ability to meet and defend against...
English

Environmental

English

Multimedia

2016 Drell Lecture: William J. Perry - A National Security Walk Around the World

February 2016

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William J.

America’s Nuclear Waste – No Solution in Sight

January 2016

America’s nuclear waste is accumulating at over seventy sites in 39 states – but there is no clear way forward for its final disposal. An international cast of experts explains how the U.S.

Counterterrorism, Counterinsurgency, and Contradictions: America's Lessons Learned in Afghanistan

July 2015

Former Ambassador to the U.S. and Karl Eikenberry speaks at the Aspen Ideas Festival on June 29, 2015 and reflects on lessons learned from interventions into unstable nations.

People

Jacquelyn Schneider Jacquelyn Schneider Hoover Fellow
Brett McGurk Lecturer
Alex Stamos Adjunct Professor Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institution, Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Colin H. Kahl Senior Fellow Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Andrew Grotto Andrew Grotto Research Scholar, Lecturer
Gabrielle Hecht Gabrielle Hecht Senior Fellow Professor, History
Toomas Ilves Toomas Hendrik Ilves Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, GDPi Fellow, Stanford Cyber Initiative Fellow
Harold Trinkunas Harold Trinkunas Deputy Director, Senior Research Scholar
Megan Palmer Senior Research Scholar
Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science