Recent Scholarly Publications

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Learning from Normal Accidents

January 2004

Normal Accidents' growing influence since 1984 on social science scholarship and across academic, business and governmental disciplines was not accidental.

American Ventures in Russia

May 1995

This report is the result of a CISAC-sponsored workshop in which several American companies doing business with military research and production enterprises could have more detailed interchanges...

Reforming the Department of Defense: The Revolution in Business Affairs (Volume 1, Number 4)

February 1999

The Revolution in Business Affairs (RBA) is an effort to improve the overall effectiveness of the Department of Defense (DOD) by increasing the efficiency of its support operations.

Restructuring of Research Institutes in Russia: The Case of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Research Institute

November 1994

The Soviet Union's economy was overindustrialized and highly militarized, with a disproportionate share of the military industry located in the Russian Republic.

Proposal for an International Convention on Cyber Crime and Terrorism, A

August 2000

The information infrastructure is increasingly under attack by cyber criminals. The number, cost, and sophistication of attacks are increasing at alarming rates.

Detecting Nuclear Material in International Container Shipping: Criteria for Secure Systems

October 2004

This article grew out of a week-long study in August 2002 to assist ongoing efforts inside and outside the government to remedy some vulnerabilities of the international shipping system on which US...

Second Russian Revolution, The

December 2003

Spoiler Problems in Peace Processes

October 1997

The wars of the 1990s confirm a basic finding from the study of civil war termination: "peacemaking is a risky business." The greatest source of risk comes from spoilers - leaders and parties who...

Preventive Defense: A New Security Strategy for America

March 1999

The end of the Cold War left the United States in the fortunate position of facing no imminent threat of global war.

Arms Control by Committee: Managing Negotiations with the Russians

December 1992

This book is essentially a series of case histories of U.S.-Soviet nuclear arms control negotiations, as seen from the American side.

Mongolia and Her Uranium Prospects

February 2009

The entry of Mongolia to the league of democracy took place less than two decades ago.

Game Changers for Nuclear Energy

June 2011

From Game Changers for Nuclear Energy, p.

“Spytainment”: The Real Influence of Fake Spies

June 2011

An excerpt from "Spytainment: The Real Influence of Fake Spies" (pp.


rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Wein Lawrence M. Wein Professor, Management Science