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Catastrophic Terrorism: Elements of a National Policy

October 1998

This report is a product of the Catastrophic Terrorism Study Group, a nine-month long collaboration of faculty from Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford...

Defense Investment: A Strategy for the 1990s

December 1989

The national security strategy of the United States since World War II has changed frequently during the course of eight administrations and two wars.

Defense Resource Allocation in the 1990s: A Rational Approach

July 1990

This paper addresses the steps that the United States should take to insure the continuation of its position of influence and involvement in world commerce and geopolitics in light of the...

Deterrence and Defense: Opportunities for a Future European Defense Policy

March 1997

The renewed American debate over ballistic missile defenses (BMD) echoes loudly in NATO, in Europe, and in France.

Do We Need Arms Control If Peace Breaks Out?

September 1990

The world is facing truly breathtaking changes, in particular from the socialist countries.

How Much Ballistic Missile Defense Is Enough?

October 1998

This paper examines how well future U.S. national and theater missile defense systems will have to perform to meet reasonable defense objectives as a function of the level of the threat.

Japanese Defense Technology and the FS-X Controversy

July 1988

It is the American view that Japan has been totally dependent on the United States for its national security, and that this favorable condition has enabled the Japanese to dedicate themselves fully...

New Dimensions of the International Security System after the Cold War

April 1996

Executive SummaryThis paper considers the emerging structure of the international security system after the end of the Cold War.

Privatization, Conversion, and Enterprise Reform in Russia

May 1994

The papers in this volume are revised versions of presentations made by the authors at a conference on economic reform in Russia, which was held at Stanford University on November 22 and 23, 1993....

Reforming the Department of Defense: The Revolution in Business Affairs (Volume 1, Number 4)

February 1999

The Revolution in Business Affairs (RBA) is an effort to improve the overall effectiveness of the Department of Defense (DOD) by increasing the efficiency of its support operations.

Report of the third Russian-American Entrepreneurial Workshop on Defense Technology Conversion held at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

January 1995

This report comprises a description, summary, and analysis of an entrepreneurial training workshop for Russian nuclear scientists held at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), May 9-20...

Soviet Defense Conversion - Problems and Opportunities

September 1991

In August 1991, the people of Moscow and Leningrad demonstrated to the world that democracy is an idea whose time had come for the Soviet Union.

Content of U.S. Engagement with China (Volume 1, Number 2), The

July 1998

Role of U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Regional Conflict, The

April 1994

With the ending of the Cold War, regional conflicts have come increasingly to the fore.  U.S. foreign policy goals in such areas continue to involve a mix of U.S.

Potential Sources of Financing for U.S. Ventures in Russia

December 2001

Following the end of the Cold War, the United States and its allies recognized that it was in their vital security interests to promote stable transitions in the countries of Central and Eastern...

Power and Purpose: American Policy toward Russia after the Cold War

December 2003

Russia, once seen as America's greatest adversary, is now viewed by the United States as a potential partner.

U.S. Foreign Policy and Chechnya

December 2003

Chechnya has been and remains one of the greatest stains in Russia's efforts to move toward a more open and democratic system .

Between Dictatorship and Democracy: Russian Post-Communist Political Reform

February 2004

For hundreds of years, dictators have ruled Russia. Do they still?

Effects of September 11: A Rift Between Europe and America

July 2004

Covering the intricate facets of America's most important democratic tradition, this book serves as an important resource to understand how citizens' views are translated into governmental action....

War in Chechnya as a Paradigm of Russian State-Building Under Putin, The

March 2004

Gail Lapidus writes that the war in Chechnya has played a complex and highly negative role in Russia's political development.

State-Building and State Breakdown in Russia

December 2001

The book chapter is a revised and updated version of "Asymmetrical Federalism and State Breakdown in Russia," which originally was published in 1999 in Post-Soviet Affairs.

Dynamics of Secession in the Russian Federation: Why Chechnya?, in Stephen Hanson and Mikhail Alexseev, A Federation Imperiled: Center-Periphery Conflict in Post-Soviet Russia, The

December 1999

Why did the Soviet Union break up, whereas the Russian Federation has so far held together in the face of ostensibly similar secession crises?

Nationalism, Regionalism and Federalism: Dilemmas of State-Building in Post-Communist Russia

December 1994

In this book, distinguished U.S. and Russian scholars analyze the great challenges confronting post-Communist Russia and examine the Yeltsin government's attempts to deal with them.

Social Change and Political Reform in China: Meeting the Challenge of Success

December 2003

This article discusses how two decades of economic reforms have intensified popular unrest and redefined the composition, interests and political attitudes of China's ever more complex social...

People

bmkhigh Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Stedman Steve Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Andrew Grotto Andrew Grotto Director, Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance
lapidus Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
2018 02 12 miis day1 high res 112 Melissa Hanham Affiliate
thumbnail headshot Marc Goodman Affiliate