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From Denial to Punishment: The Security Dilemma and Changes in India’s Military Strategy towards China

November 2018

This article argues that China’s rise and its growing military power have intensified the Sino-Indian security dilemma.

What Explains Counterterrorism Effectiveness? Evidence from the U.S. Drone War in Pakistan

November 2018

For years, the U.S. government has been waging counterterrorism campaigns against al-Qaida and other armed groups in safe havens and weak states.

Not Just a War Theory: American Public Opinion on Ethics in Combat

October 2018

This article assesses American public attitudes toward the just war principles of proportionality, due care and distinction.

Bearing the Weight of the World: Exploring Maternal Embodiment (Chapter: Indeterminate Life: Dealing with Radioactive Contamination as a Voluntary Evacuee Mother)

October 2018

The maternal body is a site of contested dynamics of power, identity, experience, autonomy, occupation, and control.

Scarcity in abundance: the challenges of promoting energy access in the Southern African region

October 2018

Abstract: The paper deals with the challenges of energy access, efficiency and security as essential conditions to improve people's living in the Southern African region.

The Strategic Promise of Offensive Cyber Operations

September 2018

Abstract: Could offensive cyber operations provide strategic value? If so, how and under what conditions?

Chronic long-term risk of low-level radiation exposure: Bridging the lay/expert divide.

August 2018

Abstrac: The failure of experts and lay people to understand each other has been fueling conflict around the environmental clean-up of the many sites in the United States that are contaminated by...

Integrating offensive cyber capabilities: meaning, dilemmas, and assessment

August 2018

Across the world, states are establishing military cyber commands or similar units to develop offensive cyber capabilities.

Integrating Offensive Cyber Capabilities: Meaning, dilemmas, and assessment

August 2018

Abstract: Across the world, states are establishing military cyber commands or similar units to develop offensive cyber capabilities.

Weakest strongman: an interview with Harold Trinkunas

July 2018

  Nicolás Maduro may have held on to political power. But the collapse of the state he heads is continuing apace by any measure.

The Self-Inflicted Demise of American Power

July 2018

NATO leaders have a lot to worry about. The U.K. government is a Brexit hot mess.

Historical Legacies and Leaders’ Worldviews

July 2018

Political scientists have found that early life experiences powerfully affect future leaders.

Novel Method of Quantifying Radioactive Cesium-Rich Microparticles (CsMPs) in the Environment from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

June 2018

Highly radioactive cesium-rich microparticles (CsMPs) were released from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (FDNPP) to the surrounding environment at an early stage of the nuclear disaster...

Political Risk: How Businesses and Organizations Can Anticipate Global Insecurity

May 2018

From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University professor Amy B.

Andrew Grotto Testimony on "Cybersecurity and California Elections"

March 2018

To assess the threat to California's elections systems, the Assembly and Senate elections committees held a joint informational hearing on cybersecurity. The hearing discussed steps California...

Cheap fights, credible threats: The future of armed drones and coercion

February 2018

Drones are considered poor coercion tools: They cannot operate in contested airspace and they offer low-cost fights instead of more credible, costly signals.

Offensive Cyber Capabilities: To What Ends?

January 2018

Abstract: There is a growing interest in the use of offensive cyber capabilities (OCC) among states.

People

Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Kathryn Stoner Deputy Director, Senior Fellow Senior Fellow
Lisa Blaydes Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Political Science
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
Colin H. Kahl Senior Fellow Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Scott D. Sagan Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Thomas Fingar Fellow
Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Harold Trinkunas Harold Trinkunas Deputy Director, Senior Research Scholar
Alex Stamos Adjunct Professor William J. Perry Fellow