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NATO at 70: Deterrence, Defense and Dialogue to Maintain the Peace

March 18, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/LqMutLWMTHo About this Event: When Russia seized Crimea in 2014, NATO was forced to reorient itself to its mission to deter and defend in a way that many...

CANCELED: Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

January 8, 2020

CISAC will be canceling all public events and seminars until at least April 5th due to the ongoing developments associated with COVID-19.------------------------------------------------------------...

Auditing Deterrence Strategies: NATO, Russia and European Security

December 19, 2019

This event is co-sponsored with the Project on Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Livestream: Please click here to...

The War Scare That Wasn’t

April 18, 2019

Seminar recording: https://youtu.be/NUJqthUIGiU /*-->*/  Abstract: Did the Cold War of the 1980s nearly turn hot?

NATO’s Response to the Changing Security Environment

March 18, 2019

Abstract: Ambassador Koster will address the following political-military issues during his lecture.

Revisiting the “Broken Promise” Controversy: The 1989-90 Origin of Post-Cold War NATO Expansion, Thirty Years On

March 11, 2019

Click here to RSVP Abstract:  As Russian President Vladimir Putin pursues a more assertive policy toward the West, one of his primary grievances is that NATO enlarged despite 1990 assurances to the...

European Security and Its Future – A “Cool” Perspective from Finland

February 8, 2019

Click here to RSVP Speaker Bio: Ms. Kirsti Kauppi became Ambassador of Finland to the United States in September 2015.

Russian Hybrid War, Ukraine, and US policy

February 7, 2019

Abstract: This talk will discuss the evolution of Russian hybrid war and how the Russians executed it to perfection to seize Crimea.

Challenges and Perspectives for NATO in the 21st Century

February 24, 2017

About the Event: NATO is entering today the 4th phase of its history and must adapt to changes in today’s security environment in order to remain relevant.

Missile Defense and Nuclear Risks in the Current Strategic Environment

January 4, 2016

Abstract: Once limited by concerns about its technological feasibility, affordability and destabilizing potential, today, missile defense is becoming a multinational enterprise deployed on a global...

Wales to Warsaw: NATO and the Current State of Transatlantic Security

April 7, 2015

At the NATO Summit in Wales in September 2014, NATO leaders were clear about the security challenges on the Alliance’s borders.

Presentations by Prize-Winning Honors Students

June 4, 2013

 Abstracts will be posted on Friday, May 31.

Testing the Logic of Counterinsurgency Doctrine

April 2, 2013

About the topic: When in late 2009, President Obama ordered the surge of an additional 30,000 troops into Afghanistan to reverse Taliban momentum, major tenets of the U.S.

2012 Payne Distinguished Lecture: The Future of the American Military

May 3, 2012

Karl Eikenberry is the Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

The Road Ahead for America and Pakistan

February 17, 2012

About the topic: When democracy returned to Pakistan, Americans and Pakistanis had high expectations of an improved partnership.

The Transition to Afghan Sovereignty: Assessing Progress and Identifying Challenges

January 31, 2012

Ten years into the war in Afghanistan, Payne Distinguished Lecturer Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry, the former U.S.

The Future of Crime

October 31, 2011

The unprecedented rapid rate of scientific progress is creating new opportunities for transnational criminal and terrorist organizations to exploit advances in technology for unintended nefarious...

Programmers, Managers, and Defense Dollars: The Contrary Networking of "Software Engineering"

October 15, 2009

"I think that, by and large, the managers wouldn't know a good technique if it hit them in the face." The prominent computer scientist Alan Perlis spoke these words at a second NATO-sponsored...

Proliferating from Civilian Nuclear Power

April 15, 2009

The purpose of this presentation is to indicate possible ways in which nuclear power plant (NPP) projects and possibly related nuclear fuel cycle facilities (should there be any) could be subverted...

Evidence from Imagery: The Iran and Syrian Nuclear Programs - An Open & Shut Case?

November 5, 2008

Abstract: In this age of increasing "Global Transparency," commercial satellite imagery has now made it possible for anyone to remotely peer "over the fence" and view what heretofore had been...

Iran's Nuclear Program: Perspectives Inside and Outside of Iran

October 30, 2008

Ariel (Eli) Levite is a nonresident senior associate in the Nonproliferation Program at the Carnegie Endowment.

The Indian Nuclear Program: Reflections Based on a Trip to India

May 21, 2008

AbstractWe will present our observations from a visit to India’s nuclear facilities and several think tanks during March 2008.

India's Uranium Supply and Plutonium Production Capability

November 7, 2007

This presentation aims at answering questions regarding India's capability to produce weapons-grade plutonium and the impact of the U.S.-India deal, or the lack thereof, on India's nuclear weapons...

Open Source Intelligence

October 29, 2007

This presentation provides an overview of the history of US satellite-based reconnaissance as has been publicly revealed by the US Government to date.

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