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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.

Atomic Aversion: Experimental Evidence on Taboos, Traditions, and the Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons

February 2013

How strong are normative prohibitions on state behavior?

Ties that Bind: Strategic Stability in the U.S.–China Relationship

January 2013

Abstract Conviction is widespread and increasing in both the United States and China—as well as many other countries—that the U.S.–China relationship is becoming less stable and more dangerous.

Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies

November 2012

Description from Stanford University Press:The impact of public law depends on how politicians secure control of public organizations, and how these organizations in turn are used to define...

Lessons Learned from “Lessons Learned”: The Evolution of Nuclear Power Safety after Accidents and Near-Accidents

June 2012

Blandford and May review the major lessons learned from nuclear power accidents, and assess the impact those lessons have had on nuclear power, specifically, which measures were put into place to...

Intelligence as a Service Industry

April 2012

First paragraph of the article: Ubiquitous fictional depictions of dashing spies with expensive high-tech “toys” may be entertaining, but they tend to distort public understanding and inflate both...

The Political Economies of Immigration Law

March 2012

Abstract:A largely dysfunctional American immigration system is only poorly explained by simple depictions of the political economy of lawmaking on this issue, blaming factors such as deliberate...

The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb

January 2012

From Harper Collins publishers: Offering a clear analysis of the danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, The Partnership sheds light on one of the most divisive security issues...

Alternate Trajectories of the Roles and Influence of China and the United States in Northeast Asia and the Implications for Future Power Configurations

December 2011

"Whether China and the United States maintain basically cooperative or fundamentally antagonistic relations obviously has very different implications for the region and for the prospects and...

Global Missile Defense Cooperation and China

December 2011

Abstract:US-Russia ballistic missile defense (BMD) cooperation can improve strategic stability between both countries, but this cooperation would pose a potential threat to China’s strategic...

Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

November 2011

Book description from Random House: What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and your cell phone have in common?

Eyes on Spies: Congress and the United States Intelligence Community

September 2011

Description from Hoover Institution Press: Ten years after 9/11, the least reformed part of America's intelligence system is not the CIA or FBI but the US Congress.

Leaders and International Conflict

September 2011

An Editorial Review of Leaders and International Conflict from Amazon.com: "Chiozza and Goemans seek to explain why and when political leaders decide to initiate international crises and wars.

Rape Reporting During War: Why the Numbers Don't Mean What You Think They Do

August 2011

First page of the article: Reports of sexual violence during the ongoing unrest in Libya have captured headlines across the world.

Informal Networks, Economic Livelihoods and the Politics of Social Welfare: Understanding the Political And Humanitarian Consequences of the War on Terrorist Finance

June 2011

First paragraph of the article: Since the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, there has been considerable debate with respect to the utility and the consequences of the global campaign against...

Game Changers for Nuclear Energy

June 2011

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Russia's Nuclear Forces: Between Disarmament and Modernization

April 2011

As Russia and the United States reduce their nuclear arsenals, their relationship has undergone a complex transformation toward cooperation and partnership mixed with suspicion and rivalry, writes...

What I found in Yongbyon and Why It Matters

March 2011

Worrying About Washington: China's Views on the US Nuclear Posture

March 2011

Abstract Chinese commentators assessing the 2010 US Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) acknowledged a number of ways in which they felt it was "better" than the 2001 NPR but still found much to criticize...

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Sagan, Scott 2012 photo Scott D. Sagan Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
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Women looking straight forward Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Emerita, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Emerita
woman smiling Megan Palmer Executive Director, Bio Policy & Leadership Initiatives, Department of Bioengineering (BioE)
elaine korzak Elaine Korzak Affiliate
Shiri Krebs Shiri Krebs Affiliate
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