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Scholarly Publications

An INS Special Forum: The US Senate Select Committee Report on the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program

November 2015

Eight leading experts in the areas of intelligence ethics and oversight and accountability were invited to contribute their perspectives on the US Senate Select Committee Report on the CIA's...

The United Nations Convention Against Torture: A Commentary

December 2008

Reforming Intelligence: Obstacles to Democratic Control and Effectiveness

December 2007

These days, it's rare to pick up a newspaper and not see a story related to intelligence.

Other Publications

Controversy Dims as Public Opinion Shifts

January 2013

CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart discusses how changing American attitudes towards torture have impacted presidential appointments to key intelligence positions, such as the Obama administration's...

Torture Creep

September 2012

According to Amy Zegart, CISAC faculty member, Americans have become more hawkish on counterterrorism policy since Barack Obama took office.

When will European groups send flotillas to help people of North Korea and Syria?

July 2011

Freedom House’s Freedom in the World survey showcases an alarming decline in freedom, democracy and respect for human rights around the world for a fifth consecutive year.

News

A Real War Story, in Drawings

June 2016

Scott Sagan decodes the haunting drawings of a Lakota chief who defeated George Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn.

U.S. Senate Report on CIA Torture Flawed on Several Fronts, CISAC Co-Director Says

December 2015

CISAC co-director Amy Zegart says the U.S.

The Europe Center February 2014 Newsletter

February 2014

The Europe Center February 2014 Newsletter

Events

ICC Speaker Series- Carla Ferstman

February 13, 2013

The Program on Human Rights will host the Sanela Diana Jenkins International Human Rights Speaker Series, a weekly series featuring presentations by leading scholars, activists and experts on the...

Following Africa’s Lead: Opportunities and Threats of the Mobile Internet Revolution

October 11, 2012

***** NOTE: CHANGE OF LOCATION*****AbstractThe mobile Internet — accessed through smartphones, tablets, and 4G technology — is now set to overtake the wired Net in usage and users.

Closing Guantanamo: Where has the debate gone?

October 6, 2011

A discussion with Shane Kadidal

People

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