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Deadly Truck Attack on French Riviera a New Twist on an Old Terror Tactic

July 2016

Horrific assault with rental vehicle likely to inspire copycat attacks, strengthen the hand of France’s far-right political parties

UN leader urges Stanford students to reach beyond borders for peace

January 2013

Despite a troubling tally of crises around the world, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is hopeful about the future, and says he gains inspiration from the younger generation.

Fellows explore science & policy of nuclear power and weapons

August 2012

A fascination with the political and scientific fallout of nuclear weapons and the complexities of nuclear energy is what drives CISAC's six nuclear fellows.

CISAC Honors graduate wins George J. Mitchell Scholarship

November 2011

Congratulations to Philippe de Koning, recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.

Honors students awarded for their theses

June 2011

Stanford seniors Jaclyn Tandler and Varun Sivaram have been awarded the The Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research and The William J.

Thomas Fingar debates significance of U.S. field reports from Afghanistan released by WikiLeaks

July 2010

On July 25, WikiLeaks released a compendium of 91,000 U.S. field reports from Afghanistan covering the years 2004-2010.

Martha Crenshaw awarded $500,000 to study terrorist patterns

October 2009

Crenshaw, a senior fellow at FSI's Center for International Security and Cooperation, has received a National Science Foundation grant to identify patterns in the evolution of terrorist...

Nobel Prize-winning geneticist Joshua Lederberg dies at 82

February 2008

Joshua Lederberg, PhD, winner of the 1958 Nobel Prize for his discovery of how bacteria transfer genes, died Feb. 2 of pneumonia. He was 82.

BP's chief scientist discusses secure, sustainable energy in Drell Lecture

February 2008

Steven E. Koonin, chief scientist for BP in London, gave an address titled "Energy, Environment, Security: Can We Have It All?" at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Frances C.

Martha Crenshaw, pioneer in terrorism studies, joins CISAC

October 2007

Martha Crenshaw is a pioneer in terrorism studies, one of a handful of scholars worldwide who started investigating the subject long before Sept. 11, 2001.

Needed for Iran: U.S. muscle, European diplomacy

November 2004

In this International Herald Tribune op-ed, Alan Isenberg suggests that Europe and the United States combine their respective carrot and stick approaches to set firm benchmarks for Iran to comply...

Want to stop the nukes? Make nice

November 2004

"We've been down this road before: A crisis threatens global security, and the international community is not coming together to deal with it," writes Alan Isenberg in this Los Angeles Times op-ed....

United States and Russia in isolation

May 2004

Any strategic vision in the war on terrorism requires broad international cooperation.

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