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Global Intelligence Oversight: Governing Security in the Twenty-First Century

August 24, 2016

Abstract: In a world that is increasingly unstable, intelligence services like the American CIA and the United Kingdom's MI6 exist to deliver security.

The Limits of Counterterrorism: Constructing Policy Responses

May 21, 2015

Abstract: The purpose of this book project is to explain what it is about terrorism that makes it inherently difficult for the American government to formulate an effective counterterrorism policy....

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.

A Farewell to Arms? The Geography of Recruitment and Remilitarization

February 26, 2015

Abstract: What happens to armed organizations after they sign peace accords? Why do they remilitarize or demilitarize?

The Ties that Bind: Elite Networks and Stability in Iraq and Syria

January 29, 2015

Abstract: Why and how do elite arrangements vary across authoritarian regimes?

CDDRL-CISAC Special Seminar: The Logic of Violence in Drug Wars: Cartel-State Conflict in Mexico, Brazil and Colombia

March 1, 2013

Abstract: Why have militarized crackdowns on drug cartels had wildly divergent outcomes, sometimes exacerbating cartel-state conflict, as in Mexico and, for decades, in Brazil, but sometimes...

CISAC-SCICN Special Seminar: Investigating Post-Conflict Violence at the Micro-Level: Accounting for Patterns among Victims of Past Atrocities in Liberia

January 31, 2013

Anupma Kulkarni is currently a Fellow of the Stanford Center for International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN) and Co-director of the West Africa Transitional Justice (WATJ) Project, a cross...

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

November 29, 2012

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is a professor and Deane F.

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.

Forum Choice for Terrorism Suspects

March 8, 2012

Aziz Huq earned his BA summa cum laude in International Studies and French from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996 and his law degree from Columbia Law School in 2001, where he...

Mexico’s Fight for Security

November 18, 2011

Since 2006, more than 40,000 people in Mexico have died in drug-related homicides, and recent figures indicate that the pace and severity of drug-related violence is increasing.

The Arab Spring Comes to the UN Human Rights Council

November 11, 2011

During its first term as a member of the UN Human Rights Council - the United States has capitalized on the human rights challenges that have erupted during the "Arab Spring" to change the agenda...

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...

Violence, Drugs and Governance: Mexican Security in Comparative Perspective Conference

October 3, 2011

The conference will bring together a multidisciplinary group of political scientists, economists, and lawyers, together with policy makers and military experts in Mexico and the United States,...

A SOFA Built for Two: Implementing U.S.-Iraqi Security Agreements

April 23, 2009

JP Schnapper-Casteras, a predoctoral fellow at CISAC, is a joint degree candidate at Stanford Law School and Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Network Analysis for International Relations

February 26, 2009

Alexander Montgomery, a visiting assistant professor in 2008-09, was a postdoctoral fellow at CISAC in 2005-2006 and is an assistant professor of political science at Reed College.

Why Nuclear Disarmament Matters

April 4, 2008

Since 2003 Dr. Blix has been chairman of the Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission (WMDC), an independent body funded by the Swedish government and based in Stockholm.

Terror and Consent: The Wars for the 21st Century

March 7, 2008

Join Philip Bobbitt, one of the nation's leading constitutional theorists and the Thomas C.

Humanitarian Military Intervention: An Obscene Oxymoron?

May 24, 2007

Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe (speaker) is a visiting scholar at CISAC.

Barriers and Bridges: An Overview of Legal Reform in China

March 15, 2007

Dr. Dan Wei is a professor at the Institute for Procuratorial Theory of the Supreme Peopleís Procuratorate of China, one of the four principal branches of the Chinese judicial system.

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Beatriz Magaloni Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution