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Scholarly Publications

Comparative Analysis of Approaches to the Protection of Fissile Materials, A

May 1998

From the preface: "Events in recent years have caused heightened concern about the security of weapons-usable nuclear material.

Separatist Wars, Partition, and World Order

July 2004

Should ethnonationalist wars be resolved by formally partitioning states?

Edge of Disaster, The: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation

February 2007

We have learned little from the cataclysms of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. When it comes to catastrophe, America is living on borrowed time--and squandering it.

Other Publications

Disrupting Terrorist Travel: Safeguarding America's Borders Through Information Sharing

September 2004

Testimony before the U.S.

Managing Global Insecurity: A Plan for Action

September 2008

The 21st century will be defined by security threats unconstrained by borders--from climate change, nuclear proliferation, and terrorism to conflict, poverty, disease, and economic instability.

The Biggest Threat to Western Values

July 2011

Multiculturalism does not pose a significant danger to Western values - but neoliberalism does.

News

With a new president and an old party, Mexico faces uncertain future

July 2012

Enrique Peña Nieto was elected Mexico's president promising to curb the country's drug-related violence.

Stanford law professor, security expert to lead FSI

February 2013

When Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar takes the helm of FSI in July, he'll oversee the institute's 11 research centers and programs along with a variety of undergraduate and graduate education...

Cuéllar looks back on leading FSI

December 2014

For 14 years, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar has been a tireless Stanford professor who has strengthened the fabric of university’s interdisciplinary nature.

Events

A Survey of Russian Scientists: Will They Go Rogue or Can Western Assistance Help Keep Them Home?

February 15, 2005

After the end of the Cold War, the world's attention focused on the vast quantity of potentially unsecured nuclear material- weaponized and unweaponized- that resided in the former Soviet Union....

The Politics, Ethics, and Law of Racially- Targeted Biological Weapons

June 2, 2005

Tonya Putnam has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and received her Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Stanford University in March 2005.

Projects

Managing Global Insecurity Project (MGI)

Nearly 20 years into the post-cold war era, the existing multilateral architecture of international organizations, treaties, and alliances shows signs of acute distress.
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