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Perry, Weinstein honored for academic and policy achievements

April 2013

Two of CISAC's scholars, William J. Perry and Jeremy Weinstein, received honors in recognition of their groundbreaking work in international affairs.

Law School celebrates Cuéllar's book on national security organizations

April 2013

Stanford Law School celebrates the publication of CISAC Co-Director's new book, "Governing Security," and Cuéllar talks about why he wrote the book that explores the history of two major federal...

New William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies honors a lifetime of work

April 2013

In an homage to William J. Perry's lifetime commitment to national security, the National Defense University has renamed one of its major research centers the William J.

Why U.S. national security needs the humanities and social sciences

September 2012

CISAC’s top security experts joined policy leaders on a national commission to analyze the importance of humanities and social science education for national security.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry named Perry Fellow

July 2012

Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry has been awarded a William J.

Ethics & War series concludes looking at future security threats

May 2012

Stanford's two-year debate on Ethics & War concluded May 16 with the final event in the series, "WAR: Ethical Challenges on the Horizon." The final event was hosted by the Rev.

Martha Crenshaw briefs FBI counterintelligence group about her terrorist mapping project

April 2012

Senior Fellow Martha Crenshaw recently addressed a FBI counterintelligence committee about her Stanford project to map militant organizations.

Oversight committee approves publication of controversial H5N1 avian flu research

March 2012

The National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity (NSABB) announced on March 30 that it would recommend the publication of controversial research that raised public health concerns.

Former U.S. Sen. Feingold and CISAC Co-Director Cuéllar encourage Americans to think globally

March 2012

Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold and CISAC Co-Director Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar encourage Americans to work with U.S.

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar becomes CISAC co-director

September 2011

On September 1, 2011, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar (MA ’96, PhD ’00), a lawyer, scholar, and former official in the Clinton and Obama administrations, assumed the position of co-director of the...

Thomas Fingar: A new book explores the role of U.S. intelligence

August 2011

In his new book, Reducing Uncertainty: Intelligence Analysis and National Security, Thomas Fingar, the former Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis, explains what intelligence...

Noted intelligence expert Amy Zegart joins CISAC

June 2011

The Center for International Security and Cooperation is pleased to welcome Dr.

Jason Armagost: A pilot and soldier read from their work

May 2011

As part of the ongoing Ethics and War series, Jason Armagost, a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, and Brian Turner, who served for seven years in the U.S.

Law professor noted for public service to be appointed CISAC co-director

November 2010

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar (MA '96, PhD '00), a lawyer, scholar, and former official in the Clinton and Obama administrations, will assume the position of co-director of the Center for...

Honors students explore challenges of policy implementation, assessment in Washington, D.C.

September 2010

In mid-September, honors students from the Interschool Honors Programs convened by FSI's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and the Center for International Security and...

Honors students explore challenges of policy implementation, assessment in Washington, D.C.

September 2010

In September, honors students from FSI's two undergraduate honors programs - the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) and the Center for International Security and...

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar to be appointed to the Council of the Administrative Conference of the United States

July 2010

President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint Cuellar, an expert on federal regulatory policy, public safety, and international security, to the independent agency of the United States...

Gimme Shelter: The need for a contemporary civil defense program

May 2010

Of the 15 terrorism and natural disaster scenarios used by DHS for planning purposes, the first is the most feared: Terrorists detonate a 10-kiloton improvised nuclear device at ground level in the...

Martha Crenshaw testifies during hearing on reassessment of al-Qa'ida threat to United States

November 2009

Martha Crenshaw, a senior fellow at FSI's Center for International Security and Cooperation, testified November 19, before the House Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism...

Martha Crenshaw awarded $500,000 to study terrorist patterns

October 2009

Crenshaw, a senior fellow at FSI's Center for International Security and Cooperation, has received a National Science Foundation grant to identify patterns in the evolution of terrorist...

CISAC's Paul Stockton to write for HLSWatch

March 2009

Paul Stockton, CISAC senior research scholar, has been asked to write for HLSwatch, a blog about "critical issues in homeland security."

CISAC now accepting applications for William J. Perry International Security Fellowship

December 2008

Applications are now being accepted for the William J. Perry International Security Fellowship.

Lawrence Wein awarded 2008 Frederick W. Lanchester Prize

November 2008

Wein awarded 2008 Lanchester Prize by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

CISAC hosts homeland security forum

August 2008

Private sector leaders, senior Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials, and academic experts convened at Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) for a forum on...