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China's nuclear build-up

September 2021

The great distraction

‘Everything is Possible in Ukraine’: President Volodymyr Zelensky Addresses Stanford Community During Historic Visit

September 2021

President Zelensky outlined the steps his administration is undertaking to bring increased digitization to Ukraine, curb corruption and create more equitable access to public services for more...

How Stanford Scholars Are Teaching the Next Generation About 9/11

September 2021

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, four Stanford scholars and leading experts in national security, terrorism and contemporary conflict – Condoleezza Rice, Amy Zegart, Martha Crenshaw and Lisa Blaydes...

Stanford study on the effectiveness of surgical masks against COVID-19

September 2021

A new study has confirmed that surgical masks reduce the spread of COVID-19 and confirms the impact of mask-wearing on communities. For more, KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer spoke with Dr. Stephen...

Surgical masks work very well in preventing spread of COVID-19, biggest ever study finds

September 2021

"We now have evidence from a randomized, controlled trial that mask promotion increases the use of face coverings and prevents the spread of COVID-19," said Stephen Luby, MD, professor of...

Biden Didn’t See the ISIS-K Threat in Afghanistan Until Too Late

August 2021

When President Biden announced that America would withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by the fall, he spoke of terrorism threats — but never mentioned Islamic State Khorasan, or ISIS-K, the Islamic...

Putting Emotion Back Into 9/11

August 2021

For coming generations of students, September 11 is history rather than memory. How does that affect how they learn about it?

Climate change is an infrastructure problem

August 2021

A map of electric vehicle chargers shows one reason why. Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill several cars every five or 10 minutes at multiple pumps. Not so for electric vehicle chargers...

Steven Pifer: President Zelensky comes to Washington

August 2021

President Volodymyr Zelensky visits Washington next week, with the highlight being a White House call on President Joe Biden. That offers the opportunity to reinvigorate the U.S.-Ukraine relationship...

A combination of failures

August 2021

Why 3.6m pounds of nuclear waste is buried on a popular California beach. Rod Ewing comments.

Aftershocks: Pandemic Politics and the End of the Old International Order

August 2021

Thomas Wright and Colin Kahl detail the COVID-19 pandemic as the greatest shock to world order since World War II, with millions infected and killed, the worst economic crash since the Great...

CISAC names 2021-22 fellows and researchers

August 2021

The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is pleased to welcome the fellows and researchers who will be joining us for the 2021-22 academic year. These scholars will spend the...

The U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Fall of Kabul: A Q&A with Allen Weiner

August 2021

National security law expert Allen Weiner, a research affiliate at CDDRL and CISAC, discusses the U.S. mission to Afghanistan, its withdrawal and consequences moving forward.

A class project shines new light on an Iranian nuclear facility

August 2021

Two women use machine learning and satellite images to analyze activity from afar

International Luxembourg Forum - Steven Pifer

August 2021

Steven Pifer, an affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, answers questions on strategic stability and arms control for the International Luxembourg Forum.

UN Climate Panel Releases Latest Report

August 2021

Stanford scholar Paul N. Edwards served as a lead author and answers questions about the report.

Belarusian Leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya Meets with Stanford Scholars for Roundtable on Democracy in Belarus

August 2021

Democratic leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya and her delegation joined an interdisciplinary panel of Stanford scholars and members of the Belarusian community to discuss the future of democracy in...

The Future of Arms Control, With Rose Gottemoeller

August 2021

Rose Gottemoeller, former deputy secretary general of NATO and Payne distinguished lecturer at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for...

‘It’s quite feasible to start a war’: just how dangerous are ransomware hackers?

August 2021

The Russian government has an arrangement w/cyber-mobs who are active outside Russia: if you hack a Russian system, you’re in trouble. “My guess is that Putin gets a cut,” Herb Lin says.

Dean Winslow Leads National COVID-19 Testing and Diagnostics Working Group

July 2021

A professor of medicine and former Air Force colonel, Winslow temporarily relocated to Washington to head an interagency group responding to this pandemic and preparing for the next one.

Scott Sagan to Co-Lead Center for International Security and Cooperation

July 2021

Sagan, an expert on nuclear strategy and the ethics of war, will direct the center along with FSI Senior Fellow Rodney Ewing.

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Armed Force: Fear and Interest in the Face of Political Change

July 2021

In a new report for the Latin American Program, CISAC Interim Co-Director Harold Trinkunas explains the role of the armed forces in Venezuela’s current regime and why they have thus far resisted...

Pandemic among the unvaccinated, CDC says

July 2021

As the number of COVID infections increase, Dr. Dean Winslow advocates for vaccinations. "Being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones," he tells KRON4.

Can Biden Do Anything to Stop Ransomware Attacks?

July 2021

Christopher Painter explains why the emerging pattern of ransomware attacks needs to be addressed at a political level – both domestically and internationally – and not be treated solely as a...

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Stedman Steve Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
weinstein Jeremy M. Weinstein Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Taubman Phil Philip Taubman Lecturer
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
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