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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.

Americans and Their Military, Drifting Apart

May 2013

Stanford's Karl Eikenberry and David Kennedy discuss the implications of America's switch to an all-volunteer force.

Requiem for a Realist: Remembering the nuclear strategist

May 2013

Scott Sagan, in this piece for Foreign Policy, remembers his longtime friend and colleague Kenneth Waltz. Waltz passed away on May 13.

For Each and Every Child: A strategy for Education Equity and Excellence

February 2013

Selection from the report (Foreword by the commission co-chairs):This report summarizes how America’s K-12 education system, taken as a whole, fails our nation and too many of our children.

Sarin Over Aleppo

January 2013

CISAC Predoctoral Fellow Jonathan Hunt illustrates how American military power can be used to limit the spread and use of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East, particularly in Syria....

Controversy Dims as Public Opinion Shifts

January 2013

CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart discusses how changing American attitudes towards torture have impacted presidential appointments to key intelligence positions, such as the Obama administration's...

Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis

November 2012

SummaryClimate change can reasonably be expected to increase the frequency and intensity of a variety of potentially disruptive environmental events-slowly at first, but then more quickly.

A History of KEDO 1994-2006

July 2012

Congress Could Deal Death Blow to American Scientific Exceptionalism

June 2012

Next year's proposed cuts in federal funding for scientific research and development could be as high as 8 percent, seriously impacting research in agriculture, energy and medicine.

Stop Ignoring Taiwan

May 2012

In an article for Foreign Policy, Karl Eikenberry makes the case for the United States to invigorate its relations with Taiwan and outlines the work needed to make this a reality and stabilize...

Taking Resilience Too Far

March 2012

Article excerpt: Last week, the shooting rampage by an American soldier in Afghanistan prompted renewed debate about why U.S. forces are there and how fast they should come home.

Managing Insecurities Across the Pacific

February 2012

Both the United States and China must come to grips with the reality of their interdependence and must manage their insecurities about each other's intentions.

The Flawed Logic of Striking Iran

January 2012

Matthew Kroenig's argument for preventive military action to combat Tehran's nuclear program -- "Time to Attack Iran" (January/February 2012) -- suffers from three problems.

Mexico needs laser focus in drug war

January 2012

Postdoctoral Fellow Ben Lessing explains how Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, may differ significantly from his predecessor in dealing with the country's drug war.

Examining Iranian And North Korean Nuclear Threats

January 2012

The nuclear weapons news of late has been alarming.

No Need for All These Nukes

January 2012

OVER the last three years, as I delved into the world of American nuclear weapons, I felt increasingly as though I had stepped into a time warp.

North Korea's new course

December 2011

The legacy of the late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung's decision in the early 1990s to pursue a strategic partnership with the United States has run its course.

President Obama’s Asia Overdrive

November 2011

When Asia’s leaders gather in Honolulu next week for the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, Americans will get a glimpse of the Obama administration’s hyperactive Asia agenda.

Framing Defense Cuts

October 2011

Abstract: Since the crisis over America’s debt rating and the formation of the super committee, there has been a surge in debate about how to reduce defense spending.

No Need to Reset the Reset

September 2011

Russia watchers in the West cannot be surprised that Vladimir Putin is on his way back to the Russian presidency.

Debt Default Exceptionally Un-American

July 2011

Conservatives Would Turn Our History and Our Future on Its Head ---- We cannot know exactly how disastrous the failure of Congress to increase the debt ceiling would be to the global financial...

Nuclear Zero? Why Not Nuclear Infinity?

July 2011

Source: Wall Street Journal The world would not be safer if the U.S. had no nuclear weapons.

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Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Emerita, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Emerita
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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
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