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The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power

January 11, 2016

- Please note that this Social Science Seminar is held in a Science Seminar time slot - Abstract: Many see China as a rival superpower to the U.S.

Jihad as Grand Strategy: Islamist Militancy, National Security, and the Pakistani State

October 29, 2015

Abstract: This book seeks to understand the connection between Pakistan and Islamist militancy. The book argues that, since Pakistan’s founding in 1947, it has used religiously motivated non-state...

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.

What Borders Tell Us About the World

May 11, 2013

CISAC Co-Director Tino Cuéllar talks about how borders shape our society and how they impacted a young boy who was born just a few blocks from the U.S. border-- himself.

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

November 29, 2012

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar is a professor and Deane F.

Burned Bridge: How East and West Germans Made the Iron Curtain

January 24, 2012

This talk presents an unconventional look at the creation of a deadly barrier between East and West Germany.  It reveals how the Iron Curtain was not simply imposed by communism, but had been...

New Borders and Their Consequences

June 2, 2011

Hein Goemans received his PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 1995 and currently serves as Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Rochester in New York...

Book Launch: Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats

March 17, 2009

On March 17 the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies will host a book launch event for Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats.

Courts Without Borders: The Politics and Law of Extraterritorial Regulation

November 30, 2006

Tonya Putnam is currently a visiting scholar at CISAC and an assistant professor of political science at Columbia University.

The Politics, Ethics, and Law of Racially- Targeted Biological Weapons

June 2, 2005

Tonya Putnam has a J.D. from Harvard Law School and received her Ph.D. from the Department of Political Science at Stanford University in March 2005.

A Survey of Russian Scientists: Will They Go Rogue or Can Western Assistance Help Keep Them Home?

February 15, 2005

After the end of the Cold War, the world's attention focused on the vast quantity of potentially unsecured nuclear material- weaponized and unweaponized- that resided in the former Soviet Union....