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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

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).

What it Takes for U.S. Foreign Policy to Succeed in the Middle East

July 2019

Brett McGurk, the former Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, has had a busy summer.

Martin Hellman Urges More Ethical Behavior at Meeting of Nobel Laureates

July 2019

Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering MARTIN HELLMAN recently served as the Heidelberg Lecturer at the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (#LINO19).The annual, week-long event occurs each...

Events

Russia’s Crony Capitalism: How to Understand Vladimir Putin’s Rule

August 7, 2019

Abstract: Russia’s ability to challenge Europe and the West will depend in no small measure on the performance of its economy. Dr.

Drell Lecture: US National security in an era of great power competition and technological disruption

August 5, 2019

The world is experiencing an unprecedented period of geopolitical change and technological disruption. How should we rethink U.S.

The New Geopolitics of Energy

July 22, 2019

Click here to RSVP Abstract: Russia is a major energy exporter and has used those exports to advance its geopolitical goals.

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...
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Environmental

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Seminars Co-Sponsored With MEI

The Middle East Initiative (MEI) series brings academics and practitioners together to examine new patterns of geopolitical competition, conflict, and cooperation across the Middle East, with a...
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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

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
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
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Joseph Felter Senior Research Scholar