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‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Secrecy, Security, and Oversight of Targeted Killing Operations

June 4, 2015

Abstract: Governments around the world have been targeting and killing individuals to prevent them from committing terror attacks or other atrocities.

Educational and Entrepreneurial Initiatives to Support Youth in Places of Violence

April 28, 2015

CONFERENCE OVERVIEWThe heavy presence of youth and young adults in the world of criminality is an issue that has been gaining increasingly more attention in the agendas of policymakers and...

International Law and Social Facts: Some Experimental Data on War Crimes Investigations, Attitudes, and Perceived Credibility of Facts

March 13, 2014

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Shiri Krebs is a JSD Candidate at Stanford Law School, specializing in international criminal and humanitarian law.

Prison Gangs and Governance: The Hidden Order of the Criminal Underworld

April 19, 2013

David Skarbek is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Economy at King’s College London and an Associate Member of the Extra-Legal Governance Institute at the University of Oxford.

Taking Down Belfast's Peace Walls: A discussion of recent research and policy challenges

April 9, 2013

About the topic: This talk will present findings from a new survey of public attitudes about peace walls in Northern Ireland.

Cyber Security in China

March 4, 2013

There are three major components of Cyber security from China’s perspective: Internet information management, Civilian cyber security, and Cyber warfare.

Mobilizing Public Law: The Lost Wartime Origins of American Administrative Law

November 29, 2012

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is a professor and Deane F.

Cyber Diplomacy and Advancing the US International Strategy for Cyberspace

February 3, 2012

About the topic: Mr. Painter will discuss the cyber threats we are facing, and U.S. diplomatic efforts to achieve an open, interoperable and secure cyberspace.

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...

2011 Payne Distinguished Lecture: Improving Governance and Combating Drugs

October 4, 2011

On October 3, Karl Eikenberry, the former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, will deliver this year's inaugural Payne Distinguished Lecture at Cemex Auditorium at the Knight Management Center.

Violence, Drugs and Governance: Mexican Security in Comparative Perspective

October 3, 2011

On October 3-4, 2011, the Stanford University Program on Poverty and Governance at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law and the Center for International Security and...

Fear Factor: Understanding the Origins and Consequences of Beliefs about National Security and the Threats We Face

February 25, 2010

The routine employment of torture on the popular television series 24 has given rise to the charge that the program lends verisimilitude to  the questionable premise that torture is a legitimate...

End of the World: Sense, Nonsense, and Nuclear War

May 21, 2009

Lynn Eden is acting co-director (2008-09) at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.

Where Are We in the War on Terror? A Current Assessment and Lessons

April 4, 2006

Brian Jenkins is a senior advisor to the president of the RAND Corporation and one of the world's leading authorities on terrorism.

Military Culture and Civilian Victimization: The Case of American Strategic Bombing in World War II

February 2, 2006

Alexander Downes is assistant professor of political science at Duke University specializing in international security.


Elliott, David David Elliott Affiliate
Daly Sarah Zukerman Sarah Z. Daly Affiliate