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Network Analysis for International Relations

February 26, 2009

Alexander Montgomery, a visiting assistant professor in 2008-09, was a postdoctoral fellow at CISAC in 2005-2006 and is an assistant professor of political science at Reed College.

"The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power"

February 24, 2009

David E. Sanger covers the White House for The New York Times and is one of the newspaper's senior writers.

Resuscitating American Power: Overcoming the Bush-Rice Legacy

April 21, 2008

Marcus Mabry is International Business Editor of The New York Times, directing and editing international coverage in the Business Day section of the newspaper and on the front page, as well as...

Space, American Exceptionalism, and the Next Cold War

February 12, 2008

 Is military conflict in space inevitable? Has former president Eisenhower’s vision of keeping space peaceful become outdated?

Reliably Detecting Nuclear Weapons in Transit

January 30, 2008

We examine two interrelated questions. How and where do we need to deploy nuclear detection portals in the real world?

Emerging Superpowers: Influence and Supremacy in the 21st Century

January 26, 2008

The landscape of world power has evolved dramatically since the end of the cold war. What nations are considered “up and comers” in the 21st century?

DNA for Peace: The Balance Between Biosciences for Development and Security

May 30, 2007

One of the world's greatest ethical challenges is the inequities in global health.

Ayatollahs on the Pareto Frontier: Islam, Identity, and Electoral Coordination in Iraq

April 26, 2007

David Patel (speaker) is a 2006-2007 predoctoral fellow at CDDRL (fall quarter) and postdoctoral fellow at CISAC (winter and spring quarters).

Good News, Bad News, and the War in Iraq

June 8, 2006

Emily Harris is a Knight Fellow at Stanford University this year.

Homeland Security and U.S. Immigration Strategies

May 30, 2006

Nearly all male adults illegally crossing the US-Mexico border, most of whom are Mexicans, are seeking employment, although a few may be terrorists.

What is Critical in Critical Infrastructure Protection? An Application of the Science of Networks to Homeland Security

February 28, 2006

One of the fundamental challenges facing the United States Department of Homeland Security is the determination of what is critical in critical infrastructure systems such as water, Internet, power...

A Systems Analysis of the A.Q. Khan Network (in plain English)

December 8, 2005

This presentation is based on a paper written by Anne Platt Barrows, Paul Kucik, William Skimmyhorn and John Straigis.Paul Kucik is a Major in the U.S. Army.

Biometric Analysis of the US-VISIT Program

November 1, 2005

Post-9/11, the U.S. government instituted the U.S.

Homeland Security vs. the Madisonian Impulse: State Building and Anti-Statism After September 11

May 12, 2005

Has the Bush administration used the War on Terror to consolidate power in the executive branch?

The Greedy Terrorist: Inefficiencies and Vulneralbilities in Terrorist Organizations

April 28, 2005

Shapiro presents research he conducted with David A.

Post-9/11 Efforts to Reorganize the Intelligence Community

April 26, 2005

Many critiques have been made of the U.S. Intelligence Community's performance in thwarting terrorist attacks (i.e. 9/11) and understanding the proliferation of WMD (i.e. Iraq).

Information Security at 100

February 22, 2005

Despite an interesting prehistory, the field of information security we know today dates from the introduction of radio at the beginning of the 20th century.

Ballistic Missile Defense Reorganization and Its Impact on Oversight

March 11, 2003

In January last year, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld declared that the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization would henceforth be known as the Missile Defense Agency.
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