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With a new president and an old party, Mexico faces uncertain future

July 2012

Enrique Peña Nieto was elected Mexico's president promising to curb the country's drug-related violence.

With stories and praise, colleagues honor Blacker for leadership

June 2012

Before he steps down as FSI’s director this summer, friends and colleagues praised Coit Blacker for his contributions to the institute.

Students simulate White House war-room drama in class born of Ethics & War series

June 2012

Stanford undergraduate and law students simulate Cabinet war-room meeting on whether to launch a pre-emptive strike against Syria for The Ethics and Law of War class, which grew out of the two-year...

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.

Through explosions and gunfire, Stanford scholars see troops train for Afghanistan combat

April 2012

A daylong tour of the National Training Center taught researchers some of what war-bound soldiers learn before battle.

Cuéllar tackles failures of America's immigration system

April 2012

CISAC Co-Director Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar outlines the complex failures of the American immigration system that due to the dynamics of compromises, organizational practices, and public reactions...

Researchers call for policy, aid and innovation to help world’s poorest

April 2012

Bill Gates spoke to a Stanford audience about the importance of foreign aid and product innovation in the fight against chronic hunger, poverty and disease in the developing world.

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.

John and Jackie Lewis Fund for Asia research now accepting applications

April 2012

John Lewis, one of the world's renowned scholars on East Asia and a co-founder of CISAC, has generously set up a fund to support future thinkers working on issues in Asia.

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.

Cybersecurity talk draws business and political leaders to Stanford CISAC

January 2012

Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation brought together lawmakers and Silicon Valley industry leaders to discuss what President Obama has called "one of the most serious...

We are accepting applications for our 2012-2013 fellowship programs

December 2011

Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation invites applications for its fellowship program from scholars in the natural and social sciences, law, and engineering.

Richard Rhodes chronicles the life of scientist and star Hedy Lamarr

November 2011

In his new book, Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author explores the life and times of the...

Researchers explore potential solutions to Mexican crime and violence

November 2011

Scholars and policymakers from around the world gathered at Stanford in October for a two-day conference that examined, from a comparative perspective, issues in violence, crime, and governance in...

CISAC Honors graduate awarded a Rhodes Scholarship

November 2011

Congratulations to Anand Habib, selected this weekend for a Rhodes Scholarship. Habib, a biology major, was a Class of 2011 CISAC honors graduate.

CISAC Honors graduate wins George J. Mitchell Scholarship

November 2011

Congratulations to Philippe de Koning, recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship.

Tino Cuéllar: A discussion with U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra

November 2011

In a Q&A for Stanford Lawyer magazine, CISAC Co-Director Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar discusses with U.S. Rep.

A newly released film tells the story of U.S. nuclear policy

October 2011

The National Security Archive recently released a history of U.S. nuclear policy featuring CISAC's Lynn Eden, David Holloway, and Scott Sagan.

Erica Chenoweth: A new book explains why non-violent resistance works

October 2011

In their new book, Why Civil Resistance Works: The Strategic Logic of Nonviolent Conflict, Visiting Scholar Erica Chenoweth and Maria J.

Aaron Belkin: Lessons from the campaign to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell

September 2011

In his new e-book former CISAC fellow Aaron Belkin "shares an insider's perspective on the strategies that he and others used to encourage" the kind of changes required to repeal Don't Ask, Don't...

Karl Eikenberry joins Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

September 2011

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University is pleased to welcome Karl Eikenberry as the 2011 Payne Distinguished Lecturer.

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...


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