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Heading for (Another) Ukraine-Russia Gas Fight?

September 2019

Twice in the past 14 years, a dispute between Ukraine and Russia has led Russia to cut off natural gas flows to Ukraine and Europe. The stage is being set for another cut-off in January.

Advice for President Zelenskyy as he Prepares to Meet President Trump

August 2019

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy may meet President Donald Trump this weekend in Warsaw and is expected to travel to the United States later in the fall.  This gives Mr.

Fukushima Cesium-Enriched Microparticle (CSMP) Update (Interview with Rod Ewing)

August 2019

An interesting paper  was recently published by a team headed by Dr. Satoshi Utsunomiya of Kyushu University on the subject of Fukushima-derived cesium-enriched microparticles (CsMPs).

Martin Hellman Urges More Ethical Behavior at Meeting of Nobel Laureates

July 2019

Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering MARTIN HELLMAN recently served as the Heidelberg Lecturer at the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (#LINO19).The annual, week-long event occurs each...

What it Takes for U.S. Foreign Policy to Succeed in the Middle East

July 2019

Brett McGurk, the former Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, has had a busy summer.

CISAC Congratulates 2019 Honors Graduates

July 2019

Congratulations to CISAC honors program Class of 2019!

FSI Scholars Among Signatories Urging Effective U.S. Policy Toward China

July 2019

A group of more than 100 leading American Asia specialists, former U.S.

Debate Moderators Don’t Know Much About National Security

July 2019

Viewers of the Democratic presidential debates learned quite a bit this week—from Joe Biden’s views of school busing to Marianne Williamson’s plan to defeat President Donald Trump with love.

2019 CISAC Fellows Set Off on New Paths

July 2019

Where are CISAC's fellows headed this year? After a fun and challenging year together at Stanford, we wish them well as they begin new positions and explore new areas of interests.

Observations from a Defense Study Trip to Lithuania

June 2019

Significant progress has been made in improving the defense situation in the Baltic states since 2014, but NATO can take some relatively modest steps to further enhance its deterrence and defense...

The Future of Global Nuclear Power Through the Eyes of Young Russian and American Professionals

June 2019

As we witness the increasingly detrimental effects of global climate change, the role that nuclear power could play globally to mitigate its effects continues to be debated.

At Stanford, US and Russian Young Professionals Meet on Nuclear Topics in 5th Meeting

June 2019

In early May, CISAC convened the fifth Young Professional Nuclear Forum (YPNF), a program sponsored by the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University and the Moscow...

Stop the Low-Yield Trident Nuclear Warhead

June 2019

On Tuesday [June 4], the House Subcommittee on Strategic Forces debated the draft Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.It voted out, on party lines, language that prohibits...

CISAC Faculty and Fellows Recommend Books, Podcasts for Summer 2019

June 2019

CISAC faculty and fellows offer their summer reading selections: Hyun-Binn Cho, postdoctoral fellow at CISAC, recommends: Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949“With the designation...

Decades of Being Wrong About China Should Teach Us Something

June 2019

Thirty years ago this week, I watched the news from Beijing and started shredding my bedding.

NATO’s Ukraine Challenge

June 2019

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy visited Brussels on June 4 and 5, where he met with the leadership of the European Union and NATO.

The Crisis in Venezuela Continues, with Three Possibilities in Sight

June 2019

Venezuela is in the midst of an economic, social and political crisis, said Harold Trinkunas, the deputy director of FSI’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and an expert on Latin...

Video: Is Trade Just a Side Issue in U.S.-China Disputes?

May 2019

Karl Eikenberry, director of the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative, spoke with "Bloomberg Markets: Asia" about the ongoing trade disputes between the U.S. and China.

China's Risky Middle East Bet

April 2019

China is making a risky bet in the Middle East.

Nuclear Security, Arms Control and the U.S.-Russia Relationship

April 2019

For nearly five decades, Washington and Moscow have engaged in negotiations to manage their nuclear competition.

How Ukraine’s Comedian-Candidate Could Disappoint the Kremlin

April 2019

If voters in Ukraine elect television star Volodymyr Zelensky president Sunday, as seems almost certain, that should please the Kremlin, which in the course of supporting rebels in the eastern...

Five key things to know about Ukraine’s presidential election

April 2019

Ukraine is halfway through a presidential election: The first round took place on March 31, and the run-off is coming up on April 21.

CISAC names 2019-20 pre- and postdoctoral fellows

April 2019

The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is pleased to announce the selection of its pre-and postdoctoral fellows for the 2019-20 academic year.

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James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
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Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Harold Trinkunas Harold Trinkunas Deputy Director, Senior Research Scholar
Colin H. Kahl Senior Fellow Steven C. Házy Senior Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Martha Crenshaw Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Jenny Martinez Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Law
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology