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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.

Reassessing the All-Volunteer Force

December 2013

Karl Eikenberry, former ambassador to Afghanistan and retired U.S.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Explaining Variation in Western Jihadists' Choice between Domestic and Foreign Fighting

February 2013

This article studies variation in conflict theater choice by Western jihadists in an effort to understand their motivations.

Other Publications

The World Is Counting on the U.S. and China

September 2013

Banning Garrett and Thomas Fingar write in U.S. News & World Report that the China and the United States must cooperate to tackle major global challenges in the near future.

A case for unilateral US nuclear warhead reductions

July 2013

CISAC Affiliate and Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists columnist Pavel Podvig argues that the United States could begin reducing its nuclear weapons arsenals unilaterally, without negotiating...

U.S Government Surveillance: Bad for Silicon Valley, Bad for Democracy Around the World

June 2013

The University of Virginia's Christopher Jon Sprigman and CISAC's Jennifer Granick reveal how foreigners living in the United States do not have the same privacy protections as U.S.

News

Fear about China’s new space weapon echoes older worries about war from space

October 2021

China flight-tested a new breed of space weapon when it launched a massive “Long March” rocket tipped with a nuclear-capable, hypersonic glider. But history tells us why the test isn’t a cause for...

The nation’s last line of defense is controlled by really, really old technology

October 2021

The oldest information system the government operates might also be the most crucial one. No, not the IRS master file system. It’s the technology that controls nuclear weapons. It dates to the 1950s...

Australia will get nuclear-powered submarines. Some see a proliferation threat.

September 2021

The new AUKUS security partnership led to an immediate diplomatic fallout between France and the United States. But beyond the concerns about NATO and the Western alliance, or questions about great-...

Events

Which Militants Receive Missiles? Explaining How Organizational Similarities Influence External Provision of Support

April 27, 2020

Livestream: Please click here to join the livestream webinar via Zoom or log-in with webinar ID 944 5730 9104. About this Event: Why do some governments give foreign militants missiles that can...

US-Ukraine Relations: Strengths and Weaknesses of US Policy Toward Ukraine with Recommendations for Future Initiatives

February 5, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/Se8UcB6HFNo About this Event: Based on his recent experience in Kyiv, Ambassador Taylor will evaluate current US policy toward Ukraine and make recommendations...

Iran and the Limits of Economic Statecraft: Sanctions, Energy, and the Effectiveness of Maximum Pressure

January 30, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/yIthWPC99bI About this Event: Since the United States left the Iran nuclear deal in May 2018, the Trump administration has pursued a maximum economic pressure...

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.

People

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