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Scholarly Publications

Summary and Briefings from the Stanford-China Workshop on Reducing Risks of Nuclear Terrorism

January 2017

The Summary and Briefings from the Stanford-China Workshop on Reducing Risks of Nuclear Terrorism is the result of a collaborative project engaging researchers from the Center for International...

Separating Fact from Fiction in the Debate over Drone Proliferation

November 2016

What are the consequences of drone proliferation for international security?

Ungoverned Spaces: Alternatives to state authority in an era of softened sovereignty (edited volume)

November 2016

"Ungoverned spaces" are often cited as key threats to national and international security and are increasingly targeted by the international community for external interventions—both armed and...

Other Publications

After Paris Is Before Paris: ISIS And Strategy

December 2015

After the attacks in Paris, TEC faculty affiliate Russell A.

ISIS Counts on Anger Over Paris to Advance Its Cause

November 2015

ISIS uses violence as a recruiting tool. The attack on Paris marked a fundamental shift in who the Islamic State targets for violence, but not its aims.

Is There a Sunni Solution to ISIS?

November 2015

David Ignatius calls for reconciliation among Iraqi Sunnis, Shiites, and Kurds. Blaydes and Crenshaw argue that this oversimplifies the bargain that needs to be struck.

News

Syria Provokes an American Anxiety: Is U.S. Power Really So Special?

October 2016

Max Fisher and Amanda Taub, in their New York Times column Interpreter from October 8, are exploring the idea that the United States of America are in a moral position to address the state of...

Deadly Truck Attack on French Riviera a New Twist on an Old Terror Tactic

July 2016

Horrific assault with rental vehicle likely to inspire copycat attacks, strengthen the hand of France’s far-right political parties

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.

Events

Preventing ISIS 3.0: Winning the Peace in Iraq

March 20, 2017

ABSTRACTThe Iraqi government, the Peshmerga, the international coalition and a consortium of militia have been winning the war against ISIS in Iraq.  The concern moving forward is whether Iraq’s...

Countering Terrorism

December 1, 2016

This event is at maximum capacity.

CISAC Honors Students Prize-Winning Presentations

May 18, 2016

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Projects

Empirical Studies of Conflict

The Empirical Studies of Conflict Project (ESOC) addresses critical challenges to international security through methodologically rigorous, evidence-based analyses of insurgency, civil war and...
English

Enhancing Implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 1540

In Resolution 1540, the United Nations Security Council, acting under its Chapter VII power to adopt measures that are legally binding on all U.N.
English

Managing Global Insecurity Project (MGI)

Nearly 20 years into the post-cold war era, the existing multilateral architecture of international organizations, treaties, and alliances shows signs of acute distress.
English

Multimedia

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

July 2016

Stanford Professor Martha Crenshaw is a renowned expert in terrorism studies and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Syria Today, Syria Tomorrow: Politics, Security, and Society

November 2015

Abstract:The Syrian crisis continues to grind on without a viable settlement to the conflict in sight.

Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.

People

Martha Crenshaw Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Gail W. Lapidus Senior Fellow, Emerita Professor, Political Science, Emerita
Michael M. May Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Joseph Felter Senior Research Scholar
Marina Elmore Marina Elmore CISAC Honors Student
Elizabeth Margolin Elizabeth Margolin CISAC Honors Student
Anne Clunan Anne Clunan Affiliate
Jamil Jaffer Jamil N. Jaffer Affiliate
Jason Reinhardt Affiliate
Marc Goodman Marc Goodman Affiliate