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Dean Winslow leads national COVID-19 Testing and Diagnostics Working Group

July 2021

A professor of medicine and former Air Force colonel, Winslow temporarily relocated to Washington to head an interagency group responding to this pandemic and preparing for the next one.

Scott Sagan to Co-Lead Center for International Security and Cooperation

July 2021

Sagan, an expert on nuclear strategy and the ethics of war, will direct the center along with FSI Senior Fellow Rodney Ewing.

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Armed Force: Fear and Interest in the Face of Political Change

July 2021

In a new report for the Latin American Program, CISAC Interim Co-Director Harold Trinkunas explains the role of the armed forces in Venezuela’s current regime and why they have thus far resisted...

Pandemic among the unvaccinated, CDC says

July 2021

As the number of COVID infections increase, Dr. Dean Winslow advocates for vaccinations. "Being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones," he tells KRON4.

Can Biden Do Anything to Stop Ransomware Attacks?

July 2021

Christopher Painter explains why the emerging pattern of ransomware attacks needs to be addressed at a political level – both domestically and internationally – and not be treated solely as a...

Germany’s upcoming election and the future of nuclear sharing

July 2021

Steven Pifer describes the views of the major German political parties regarding the presence of U.S. nuclear weapons and "nuclear sharing" ahead of September's federal elections, how...

The U.S. says it can answer cyberattacks with nuclear weapons. That’s lunacy.

July 2021

Over the July 4 weekend, the Russian-based cybercriminal organization REvil claimed credit for hacking into as many as 1,500 companies. In May, another cybercriminal group, DarkSide shut down most of...

Software as a Disservice? Security Shortcuts Are Exposing Computers to Hackers

July 2021

A problem for investors is that companies don’t have proper incentives for preventing attacks. Herb Lin, cyber policy and security scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, said companies...

Spies Like Us: The Promise and Peril of Crowdsourced Intelligence

June 2021

In January, President Donald Trump’s supporters rampaged through the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to derail Congress’s certification of the 2020 presidential election results.

Cyber Risk Across the U.S. Nuclear Enterprise

June 2021

As the United States embarks on an effort to modernize many elements of its nuclear enterprise, it needs to consider how dependencies on modern information technologies could lead to cyber-induced...

Scientists battle over the ultimate origin story: Where did the coronavirus come from?

June 2021

Stanford University microbiologist David A. Relman said the political climate last year made many scientists hesitant to express openness to the lab-leak idea. They did not want to align themselves...

Did Biden succeed with Putin? Check back in six months

June 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a short summit yesterday in Switzerland that both sides described as substantive, efficient, and without rancor. Did the meeting...

Biden and Putin both place a ‘high priority’ on cybersecurity, says presidential adviser after Geneva summit

June 2021

Despite tensions in the summit lead-up, the two leaders were overly cordial in their remarks after the meeting. Rose Gottemoeller, lead US negotiator for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New...

Biden Goes to Europe | Inside America with Ghida Fakhry

June 2021

As European leaders welcome Biden back into the club, can they count on the US to be a long-term ally? Former NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller discusses Western democracies and rising...

Reimagining the Open Skies Treaty: cooperative aerial monitoring

June 2021

From the moment, President Biden and President Putin extended the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) in February, they created hope that although the US-Russian relationship is in dire...

Stanford Experts Weigh In on What to Expect at the Biden-Putin Summit

June 2021

Scholars at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies hope that President Joe Biden’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin will lay the groundwork for negotiations in the near...

Setting the Biden-Putin summit bar low

June 2021

Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin will meet in Geneva on June 16, at a time when US-Russian relations have hit a post-Cold War nadir.

Negotiating with Russia and the Art of the Nuclear Arms Deal

June 2021

Rose Gottemoeller discusses “Negotiating the New START Treaty,” her new book detailing how she negotiated a 30 percent reduction in U.S.-Russia strategic nuclear warheads.

The Art of Negotiating Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons

June 2021

As Washington develops its negotiating approach, it should consult closely with allies, bearing in mind that the approach could have a major impact on their security perceptions.

How the History of Biometrics Informs Its Future

June 2021

Israel’s and the UK’s decisions regarding biometric ID reveal major differences in how countries and social movements view this technology.

5 Questions: David Relman on Investigating Origin of Coronavirus

June 2021

Microbiologist David Relman discusses the importance of understanding how the coronavirus emerged.

Germany’s Role in US-Russian Nuclear Arms Control

May 2021

It is likely that arms control talks between the US and Russia will resume later this year. Berlin should begin considering now how they will impact German and European security.

Harold Trinkunas Appointed as Interim Co-Director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation

May 2021

Trinkunas, whose research examines issues related to foreign policy, governance and security, particularly in Latin America, will lead the center along with FSI Senior Fellow Rodney Ewing.

The Illegality of Targeting Civilians by Way of Belligerent Reprisal: Implications for U.S. Nuclear Doctrine

May 2021

Scott Sagan and Allen Weiner argue that for legal, ethical, and strategic reasons, it is time for the United States to affirmatively recognize the customary international law prohibition on targeting...

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