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Madman Nuclear Alert: Secrecy, Signaling, and Safety in the October 1969 Crisis, The

April 2003

The history of the October 1969 alert demonstrates that even in this high-politics arena of nuclear diplomacy, presidential orders were actively fought against, sometimes manipulated or ignored,...

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.

Comparative Analysis of Approaches to the Protection of Fissile Materials, A

May 1998

From the preface: "Events in recent years have caused heightened concern about the security of weapons-usable nuclear material.

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...

Arms Control, Compliance, and the Law

May 1988

The expected degree of compliance with agreements or treaties under negotiation must be inferred from the record of the past as well as from the expectations that are raised by the willingness of...

Asian-Pacific Maritime Security: New Possibilities for Naval Cooperation?

February 1994

For more than half a century, we viewed one another through our gunsights.  Our ships passed each other on the tranquil watersof the world's largest ocean without so much as a sailor's traditional...

Assessing Ballistic Missile Proliferation and Its Control

November 1991

In recent years, world attention has been drawn to the acquisition by developing countries of delivery systems for nuclear weapons as distinct from the nuclear warheads themselves.

Can the Russian Military-Industrial Complex Be Privatized?: Evaluating the Experiment in Employee Ownership at the Saratov Aviation Plant

May 1993

During the most recent Russian-American summit in Vancouver, Canada in April 1993, President Clinton announced a major new initiative to assist Russia's transition to a market economy.

China's Security Dilemma to the Year 2010

October 1997

Whether China can achieve its economic and political goals depends very much upon whether PRC's domestic stability can be maintained and large-scale devastating military conflict, either internally...

Claim-Making and Large-Scale Historical Processes in the Late Twentieth Century

June 1997

"Claim-Making and Large-Scale Historical Processes in the Late Twentieth Century," held March 7-9, 1997, at Stanford University, was an experimental workshop to preview the dimensions on the eve of...

Commercialization of Russian Technology in Cooperation with American Companies

June 1999

The Soviet Union placed a high priority on science and technology and built a huge assembly of research institutes, educational programs, design bureaus, and production enterprises embodying some...

Commercializing High Technology: East and West

January 1996

In the aftermath of the Cold War, global economic competition has come to play an increasingly important role in defining national security and the shape of the future world order.

Conference on Police Reform in States under Transition

December 1996

On March 4 and 5, 1996, the Stanford Center for International Security and Arms Control, in conjunction with the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, convened a research planning...

Converting Pulsed Power to Civilian Applications in Russia: Problems and Promise

April 1995

The economic, political, and social changes underway in the former Soviet Union are of unprecedented scale and importance.

Critical Infrastructures: The Path Ahead (Proceedings of: XIWT symposium on Cross-Industry Activities for Information Infrastructure Robustness)

February 1999

The Cross-Industry Working Team (XIWT), with the support of Stanford University Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy (CRISP), sponsored a symposium on cross-industry...

Decisive Victory and Correct Doctrine: Cults in French Military Thought Before 1914 (A Rereading of Ardant du Picq, Ferdinand Foch, and Loyzeau de Grandmasion)

November 1993

Many critics have discussed French military doctrine in terms of its broad social and political contexts.

Democracy, Foreign Forces, and War: The United States and the Cold War in the Third World

November 1996

During the Cold War, the United States carried out a number of covert actions against elected governments in the Third World.

Deterrence and Defense: Opportunities for a Future European Defense Policy

March 1997

The renewed American debate over ballistic missile defenses (BMD) echoes loudly in NATO, in Europe, and in France.

Do We Need Arms Control If Peace Breaks Out?

September 1990

The world is facing truly breathtaking changes, in particular from the socialist countries.

Does the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) require its non-nuclear-weapon members to permit inspection by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of nuclear activities that have not been reported to the IAEA?

April 1992

This analysis argues that the basic purpose of NPT safeguards—to verify compliance with an obligation not to "manufacture" nuclear weapons—could be easily thwarted if a non-nuclear-weapon party is...

Domestic Insecurity in New Democratic Regimes: Sources, Locations, and Institutional Solutions in Benin

November 1996

Given that organized violence within states is currently more widespread and destructive than war among states, many advocate expanding the concept of security to include elements of political and...

Fulfilling the Promise: Building an Enduring Security Partnership Between Ukraine and NATO

January 1999

This report is the result of a workshop held in April 1998, when fifty policy experts, government officials and scholars met in Washington, DC.

Caucasus Working Papers: Georgia - The Search for State Security; European Security and Conflict Resolution in the Transcaucasus

December 1997

Georgia--The Search for State Security David Darchiashvili's working paper traces the attempts of the modern Georgian state to deal with issues of national security since independence....

People

michael mcfaul 2 Michael A. McFaul Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
thumbnail ddo photo Joseph Felter Lecturer
Sagan, Scott 2012 photo Scott D. Sagan Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Emerita, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Emerita
Fearon James James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Taubman Phil Philip Taubman Lecturer
Alla Kassianova Alla Kassianova Research Scholar
Vardi, Gil li Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History
lapidus Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
steven pifer Steven Pifer William J. Perry Fellow
Wein Lawrence M. Wein Professor, Management Science