Military

Scholarly Publications

Community policing does not build citizen trust in police or reduce crime in the Global South

Is it possible to reduce crime without exacerbating adversarial relationships between police and citizens? Community policing is a celebrated reform with that aim, which is now adopted on six...

The PLA’s Evolving Role in China’s South China Sea Strategy

December 2020

During the past eight months of the global COVID pandemic, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been active in promoting China’s claims in the South China Sea.  This essay evaluates PLA...

Other Publications

The Precarious State of Cross-Strait Deterrence

Statement before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on “Deterring PRC Aggression Toward Taiwan”

News

NATO Parliamentary Delegation Joins FSI Scholars for Discussion on Ukraine and Russia

October 2022

FSI Director Michael McFaul, Kathryn Stoner, Francis Fukuyama, Scott Sagan, Anna Grzymala-Busse, and Marshall Burke answered questions from the parliamentarians on the conflict and its implications...

Assessing U.S. Force Posture in a Taiwan Contingency

July 2022

Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro talks to the Center For Advanced China Research about the risk of Chinese attacks on U.S. military bases in Asia at the outset of a Taiwan conflict, the likelihood...

Old Events

Should War be Left to the Generals? Civil-Military Relations in India

February 3, 2022

Time:  7:30am-8:45am  California, USA 15 February 2022  3:30pm-4:45pm London, UK 15 February 2022 11:30pm-12:45am  Singapore, 15-16 February 2022 How does India’s civil-military relationship affect...

Is India Losing?: A conversation with Ashley Tellis

October 23, 2020

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Military Competition with China: Harder to Win Than During the Cold War?

September 23, 2020

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Projects

The PRC at 70: Past, Present -- and Future?

IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATE: In keeping with Stanford University's March 3 message to the campus community on COVID-19 and current recommendations of the CDC, the China Program is making modifications...
English

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...
English

Regional Conflict and Cooperation

Regional conflicts present their own set of unique challenges to the international community.
English

Multimedia

Mexican Perspectives on the Mexican–U.S. War, 1846–1848

September 2022

Professor Will Fowler is a renowned expert on Mexican history who teaches at the University of St. Andrews. In this video, he presents the Mexican perspective on the Mexican–U.S.

Introduction to Issues in International Security

February 2022

Introduction to Issues in International Security is a collaboration between the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE).

Oriana Skylar Mastro Discusses China's Naval Capacity on the BBC World Service

September 2021

Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro joined BBC World Service's The Real Story host Ritula Shah and a panel of experts to discuss China's naval might and its military modernization program (the interview with Mastro starts at 24:00)  China has...

People

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hrmcmaster H.R. McMaster Bernard and Susan Liautaud Visiting Fellow
Photo of Oriana Skylar Mastro Oriana Skylar Mastro Center Fellow
sheehan James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus
Wein Lawrence M. Wein Professor, Management Science
Vardi, Gil li Gil-li Vardi Lecturer, GSB, History
Photo of Arzan Tarapore Arzan Tarapore Research Scholar at APARC
Photo of Faith Posey Lt. Col. Faith Posey Visiting Scholar at APARC, 2022-23
Photo of Michael Breger Michael Breger Communications Manager