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March 14th, 2011

Scott D. Sagan: What the world thinks of Obama's nuclear policy

CISAC Press Release

In a special issue of The Nonproliferation Review, edited by CISAC's Scott Sagan and Harvard's Jane Vaynman, 13 prominent researchers from around the world examined foreign governments’ policy responses to the president's 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, the landmark document published last April. Read more »



April 20th, 2010

FCE Affiliate Norman Naimark on Poland

The Europe Center in the news: Stanford Report on April 10, 2010

FSI Senior Fellow and FCE Research Affiliate Professor Norman Naimark offered remarks about Poland in the wake of the April 10 plane crash in which Polish President Lech Kaczynski and many of Poland's top civil servants and military leaders were killed. Read more »



September 22nd, 2009

CISAC researchers influence Obama's decision on missile defense

CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news

President Obama scrapped his predecessor's proposed antiballistic missile shield in Eastern Europe on September 17, 2009 and ordered instead the development of a reconfigured system designed to shoot down short- and medium-range Iranian missiles. His decision relied heavily on research done at CISAC by David Holloway, Dean Wilkening, and Siegfried Hecker. +PDF+
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March 13th, 2009

As Iran Progresses Toward Nuclear Capability, Russia and U.S. May Come Together, Experts Say

CISAC in the news: All-American Patriots on March 2, 2009

Dean Wilkening, director of CISAC's science program, was quoted in a AAAS media briefing on possible US-Russia cooperation regarding Iran's nuclear ambitions. Read more »



November 11th, 2008

Barack Obama's missile defense challenge

CISAC Op-ed: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on November 11, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama's first major foreign policy test will be how to handle the issue of missile defense in Europe, CISAC's Pavel Podvig argues. Read more »



September 23rd, 2008

Ethnicity in today's Europe

FSI Stanford, The Europe Center News

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) is sponsoring long-term research on questions of European integration. This year FCE has conducted a series of seminars and international conferences to bring European authors and policy leaders together with forum researchers and Stanford centers to investigate the challenges of social integration. The series has combined the study of European Union (EU) policy toward its newest members, East-West and trans-Atlantic relations, crime and social conflict, and European models of universal citizenship. +PDF+ conference agenda, 2 flyers available
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July 1st, 2008

Austria and Central Europe Since 1989: Legacies and Future Prospects

The Europe Center News

This conference on Austria and Central Europe Since 1989: Legacies and Future Prospects is the third in the series of biannual international conferences to study the political and cultural landscape of Austria and Central Europe since 1945. +AUDIO+ Audio transcript available +PDF+ conference agenda available
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