Europe

Scholarly Publications

Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity

May 2018

From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University professor Amy B.

Office of the Director of National Intelligence: From Pariah and Piñata to Managing Partner

June 2017

This is a chapter in the second edition of The National Security Enterprise, a book edited by Roger Z.

On Cyber-Enabled Information/Influence Warfare and Manipulation

April 2017

CISAC's Herbet Lin and Jackie Kerr from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory write in this draft working paper that the United States has no peer competitors in conventional military power. ...

Other Publications

ISIS Counts on Anger Over Paris to Advance Its Cause

November 2015

ISIS uses violence as a recruiting tool. The attack on Paris marked a fundamental shift in who the Islamic State targets for violence, but not its aims.

Is the nonproliferation agenda stuck in the Cold War?

October 2013

CISAC affiliate and former postdoctoral fellow, Francesca Giovannini, and SIPRI Arms Control Fellow, Amy J.

2012 winners of The William J. Perry Prize and the Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

June 2012

Stephen Craig: "Tamed Tiger or Restless Beast?

News

Nord Stream 2: Background, objections, and possible outcomes

April 2021

Nord Stream 2 is an almost-finished natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. The Biden administration opposes it and has come under congressional pressure to invoke sanctions to prevent its...

Steven Pifer: An important trip to Paris

April 2021

President Volodymyr Zelensky reportedly will soon travel to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. That is a trip very much worth making.

Kremlin saber-rattling in Ukraine: How the West should react

April 2021

Europe and the United States must ensure that Moscow does not underestimate the costs of a military assault.

Events

Russia's Challenge to the West:  The Perspective from Berlin

October 30, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/7uGcI3qswDw   About the Event: As relations between the West and Russia have sharply deteriorated in recent years, Germany has taken a leading role in shaping...

How to Lose the Information War

October 5, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone.

Anarchic Bargain: Power Trajectories and the Trade-off Motivating Order Formation

May 20, 2020

* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Livestream: Please click here to join the livestream webinar via Zoom or log-in with webinar ID 913 4480 9317. About the...

Projects

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

Mapping Militant Organizations

This research project launched in 2009 traces the evolution of militant organizations and the interactions that develop among them over time.
English

Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Safety, and the Transport of Hazardous Material

Under the leadership of CISAC Consulting Professor George Bunn and Fritz Steinhausler (University of Salzburg), a visiting professor at CISAC and IIS, the European Forum and CISAC co-sponsored...
English

Multimedia

Why France and the European Union Still Matter for the United States

February 2015

Is Europe "elderly and haggard", and could France become "the crucible of  Europe" (Jan.

The Heart of the Matter: The Humanities and Social Sciences for a Vibrant, Competitive and Secure Nation

November 2014

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, believes that the humanities belong at the center of American foreign policy. And his voice matters.

Remarks for the Annual Meeting of the National Humanities Alliance

March 2013

Karl Eikenberry, a distinguished fellow in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, former U.S.

People

U.S. soldier posing for picture Dean L. Winslow Senior Fellow, courtesy Professor, Medicine
Naimark, Norman Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Vardi, Gil li Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History
van Schewick Barbara Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
headshot of Josh Goldstein Josh A. Goldstein Predoctoral Fellow, Stanford Internet Observatory
elaine korzak Elaine Korzak Affiliate
Tonya Lee Putnam Tonya Putnam Affiliate
Andrea Gilli Andrea Gilli Affiliate
Benoit Pelopidas Benoît Pelopidas Affiliate
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