NATO

Scholarly Publications

Renegotiating the World Order: Institutional Change in International Relations

June 2017

Rising powers often seek to reshape the world order, triggering confrontations with those who seek to defend the status quo.

The Super Smart Way to Dismantle ISIS

February 2015

Every week, the Islamic State (ISIS) makes further headlines with its ruthless behavior.

The Russo-Georgian war and beyond: towards a European great power concert

March 2012

Abstract The brief war between Georgia and Russia in August 2008 provoked vigorous international reactions among the European states as consequence of the sudden shift in the strategic balance....

Other Publications

News

Steven Pifer: Ukraine and NATO — don’t ask, do

October 2021

Senior Ukrainian officials have voiced concern that NATO has provided no clarity regarding Ukraine’s membership prospects. Specifically, when might Kyiv receive a membership action plan, known as...

Australia will get nuclear-powered submarines. Some see a proliferation threat.

September 2021

The new AUKUS security partnership led to an immediate diplomatic fallout between France and the United States. But beyond the concerns about NATO and the Western alliance, or questions about great-...

What’s ‘Communist’ about the Communist Party of China?

March 2021

Is the Chinese Communist Party really communist at all? Expert Jude Blanchette, Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, weighs in.

Events

NATO at 70: Deterrence, Defense and Dialogue to Maintain the Peace

March 18, 2020

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/LqMutLWMTHo About this Event: When Russia seized Crimea in 2014, NATO was forced to reorient itself to its mission to deter and defend in a way that many...

CANCELED: Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

January 8, 2020

CISAC will be canceling all public events and seminars until at least April 5th due to the ongoing developments associated with COVID-19.------------------------------------------------------------...

Auditing Deterrence Strategies: NATO, Russia and European Security

December 19, 2019

This event is co-sponsored with the Project on Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Livestream: Please click here to...

Projects

European Security Initiative Lecture Series

Educating and involving the Stanford community is a critical part of the European Security Initiative.  Stanford faculty, students, staff, visitors and neighbors are warmly welcome to attend this...
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