NATO

Scholarly Publications

The Super Smart Way to Dismantle ISIS

February 2015

Every week, the Islamic State (ISIS) makes further headlines with its ruthless behavior.

Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

October 2007

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb, here is the story of the entire postwar superpower arms race, climaxing during the Reagan-Gorbachev decade when the United...

Tend to Turkey

October 2007

In the wake of the Iraq debacle, the United States will occupy a position of greatly diminished stature and leverage among the many allies that stepped forward to offer unqualified support...

Other Publications

News

Tacit rules to avoid a NATO-Russia war

March 2022

While the United States and NATO have sided squarely with Ukraine, the victim of an unprovoked invasion by Russia, US and NATO officials have also made clear their desire to avoid a direct military...

Europe's Defense against Russia is, and should Remain, NATO's Core Mission

December 2021

In 1991, some 50 years after NATO’s establishment for the defense of Western Europe against a Soviet military threat, the Warsaw Pact disbanded and the Soviet Union collapsed.

Steven Pifer: Ukraine and NATO — don’t ask, do

October 2021

Senior Ukrainian officials have voiced concern that NATO has provided no clarity regarding Ukraine’s membership prospects. Specifically, when might Kyiv receive a membership action plan, known as...

Old Events

NATO at 70: Deterrence, Defense and Dialogue to Maintain the Peace

March 18, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/LqMutLWMTHo About this Event: When Russia seized Crimea in 2014, NATO was forced to reorient itself to its mission to deter and defend in a way that many...

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

Auditing Deterrence Strategies: NATO, Russia and European Security

December 19, 2019

This event is co-sponsored with the Project on Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Livestream: Please click here to...

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rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Rose Gottemoeller Rose Gottemoeller Steven C. Házy Lecturer