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Integrating 21st Century Development and Security Assistance

February 13, 2008

In early 2007, CSIS launched an expert task force to examine the growing involvement of the Department of Defense as a direct provider of “non-traditional” security assistance, concentrated in...

Military-to-Military Contacts as Channels of Democratic Norm Diffusion: A Quantitative Analysis of a Constructivist Theory of Power

January 24, 2008

Carol Atkinson (speaker) is a postdoctoral fellow at CISAC. She retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force in 2005.

Suicide Attacks: Incorrect Arguments and Anomalies

October 18, 2007

Martha Crenshaw (speaker) is a senior fellow at CISAC and FSI and a professor of political science by courtesy.

The FBI in Historical Perspective

October 9, 2007

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones is the well-known scholar of U.S.

Conceptualizing Biological Agents as Weapons of Warfare

May 31, 2007

Carol Atkinson (speaker) retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force in 2005.

Unintended Consequences: The United States at War

April 5, 2007

This talk will focus on Ian J. Bickerton's new book entitled Unintended Consequences: The United States at War, co-authored by Kenneth J. Hagan. Ian J.

Barriers and Bridges: An Overview of Legal Reform in China

March 15, 2007

Dr. Dan Wei is a professor at the Institute for Procuratorial Theory of the Supreme Peopleís Procuratorate of China, one of the four principal branches of the Chinese judicial system.

Committing to War: Political Exclusion and Indiscriminate Violence in Africa

February 22, 2007

Philip Roessler (speaker) is a postdoctoral fellow at CISAC and in 2007 will be the Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in comparative government at the University of Oxford.

Iraq: The Way Forward

January 22, 2007

What course should the United States take in Iraq?

Iraq: No Graceful Exit from a Collapsed State

January 11, 2007

In this talk James Fearon will be speaking about his forthcoming article, "The Civil War in Iraq," in the March-April 2007 Foreign Affairs.

The Logic of Forcible Recruitment and Child Soldiering: Evidence from Northern Uganda

October 26, 2006

Christopher Blattman is currently completing a PhD in economics at UC Berkeley and holds a master's degree from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

Crisis Bureaucracy: Homeland Security and the Political Design of Legal Mandates

October 19, 2006

Dara Kay Cohen is a PhD candidate in political science at Stanford University and was a fellow and research assistant at CISAC in 2004-2005 and 2005-2006.

The Enemy of My Enemy is My Customer: Why States Provide Sensitive Nuclear Assistance

October 5, 2006

Matthew Kroenig is a doctoral candidate in the Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, the Herbert York Fellow at the Institute on...

More Than Humanitarianism: A Strategic U.S. Approach Toward Africa

February 15, 2006

Lyman and Morrison will discuss the Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on the US and Africa.

"New" versus "Old" Terrorism

January 26, 2006

Martha Crenshaw is the Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor of Global Issues and Democratic Thought and Professor of Government at Wesleyan University, in Middletown, Conn., where she has taught...

Barracks and Brothels: Peacekeepers and Human Trafficking in the Balkans

June 9, 2005

Dr. Sarah Mendelson is a senior fellow with the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Corporate Responsibility and Human Rights: Finding Common Ground with Oil and Mining Companies

May 22, 2001

Bennett Freeman served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor under the Clinton Presidency.