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Civil-Military Relations and Nuclear Weapons

June 1994

When a state develops a nuclear arsenal, these destructive weapons must be initially integrated into existing military forces and initially managed through existing civil and military institutions....

Collaborative Project on Soviet Defense Conversion

December 1992

Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) has undertaken a project to work with elements of the Soviet defense industry to help them convert production from...

Cooperative Business Ventures between U.S. Companies and Russian Defense Enterprises

April 1997

As a result of the rapid changes following the breakup of the Soviet bloc, there were suddenly new markets of hundreds of millions of people, covering a large portion of the earth, containing large...

Defense Conversion: A Strategic Imperative for Russia

August 1992

This paper deals with defense conversion (broadly interpreted) in the newly independent states (NIS) of the former Soviet Union (FSU), with emphasis on the situation in Russia.

Defense Industry Restructuring in Russia: Case Studies and Analysis

December 1994

Because of the Soviet Union's heavy emphasis on military prowess and capability, the military-industrial sector in the Soviet Union (and Russia) was larger than its counterparts in other...

High-Performance Computing, National Security Applications, and Export Control Policy at the Close of the 20th Century

May 1998

If high-performance computing (HPC) export control policy is to be effective, three basic premises must hold: There exist problems of great national security importance that require high...

Industrial Demilitarization, Privatization, Economic Reform, and Investment in Russia: Analysis and Recommendations

March 1993

Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) started a project on defense conversion in the Soviet Union in early 1990.

Military Readiness and the Training of China's Sailors

July 1989

This study of the naval-training system grew out of our larger project on the development of China's strategic weapons.

NATO After Madrid: Looking to the Future

March 1999

This report and the conference it is based on are motivated by the sharp debate stemming from NATO's decision at Madrid to invite three new members to join its ranks.

Old Law for a New World? The Applicability of International Law to Information Warfare

February 1997

The development of "information warfare" presents international legal issues that will complicate nations' efforts both to execute and to respond to certain information warfare attacks,...

Summary of Defense Industry Restructuring in Russia: Case Studies and Analysis

March 1995

This report is an expanded version of the executive summary of a much larger report, "Defense Industry Restructuring in Russia: Case Studies and Analysis." Many people contributed to that report,...

Summary of the Project on Defense Conversion in Russia

June 1992

Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) started a project in early 1990 following a proposal from Marshal Akhromeyev,specialadvisor to President Gorbachev...

Cox Committee Report, The: An Assessment

December 1999

The Cox Commission of the U.S. Congress was established in June 1998 to investigate concerns over Chinese acquisition of sensitive U.S.

U.S. Military and Civil Infrastructure Protection: Restrictions and Discretion under the Posse Comitatus Act, The

November 1999

This article sets out the constraints of the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 (the “Act”), which generally prohibits active enforcement of civilian laws by the military, and describes the discretion of...

Negotiation and Strategy: Understanding Sanctions Effectiveness

January 2010

Despite extensive and ongoing debate about economic sanctions, policy makers disagree about their effectiveness.

More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility, A

December 2004

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan created the High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Change in September 2003 with SIIS and CISAC senior fellow Stephen J.

Exposure to Low-­‐Dose Radiation: We Need Social Discussion for Risk Judgment

February 2012

For a copy of the original article in Japanese, please contact Toshihiro Higuchi at th233@stanford.edu.

Verifying the Agreed Framework

April 2001

A joint Stanford University-Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team of scientists, nuclear engineers and arms control experts has concluded in a new study that North Korea's compliance with the...

Treating terrorism: The bioweapons threat

October 2001

The U.S. government is expert at presenting well-honed Pentagon briefings describing American military action.

Biological Security in a Changed World

September 2001

The horrifying events of 11 September 2001 serve notice that civilization will confront severe challenges in the twenty-first century.

Lessons of Okinawa

July 2003

As the American military extends its stay in postwar Iraq, the risks of political and social friction will rise.

Real Putin, The

July 2003

Who is Vladimir Putin?

How to Look Credible in Promoting Liberty

June 2003

George W. Bush wants Americans and the world to believe that the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime two months ago represented a defeat for tyranny and a victory for liberty.

Democracy as a New International Norm?

June 2003

As the going gets rough in Iraq and budgets deficits bloat in this country, the president may be tempted to let his doctrine of liberty morph into a smaller doctrine of stability.

People

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
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
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
Alla Kassianova Alla Kassianova Research Scholar
Vardi, Gil li Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History