Nuclear Safety

Scholarly Publications

Comparative Analysis of Approaches to the Protection of Fissile Materials, A

May 1998

From the preface: "Events in recent years have caused heightened concern about the security of weapons-usable nuclear material.

An Alternative Framework for the Control of Nuclear Materials

May 1999

The decade of the 1990s has seen renewed concerns over nuclear proliferation, both horizontal and vertical.

Can Strategic Partners Be Nuclear Rivals?

February 1997

Transcript of the first in a series of lectures on  "The U.S.-Russian Strategic Partnership: Premature or Overdue?" This discussion focused on what Russia and the United States might do to...

Other Publications

Ending the Threat of Nuclear Attack

May 1997

Late last year, we noted the tenth anniversary of what was probably the most remarkable of all the meetings between an American president and his Soviet counterpart, the Reykjavik Summit of October...

Next Steps in the Creation of an Accidental Nuclear War Prevention Center

December 1983

In early 1983, members of Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control met to discuss ideas on the establishment of a joint U.S.-U.S.S.R.

Cox Committee Report, The: An Assessment

December 1999

The Cox Commission of the U.S. Congress was established in June 1998 to investigate concerns over Chinese acquisition of sensitive U.S.

News

SIIS International Day

May 2005

Hans Blix, chairman of the International Commission on Weapons of Mass Destruction and former chief weapons inspector in Iraq, said at the Stanford Institute for International Studies' (SIIS)...

Former national laboratory director to join CISAC as visiting professor

August 2005

Siegfried S. Hecker, a senior fellow and emeritus director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will join CISAC as a visiting professor in 2005-2006.

U.S.-India pact recognizes reality of nuclear politics

March 2006

The newest member of the nuclear club will also gain a stake in nonproliferation, observes Pantech Fellow and San Jose Mercury News foreign affairs columnist Daniel Sneider.

Events

Security and the Growth of Nuclear Power

October 17, 2007

This summer the DOE Energy Information Agency released its study of the McCain/Lieberman Climate Stewardship bill, concluding that the largest single effect of these carbon controls would be the...

The Evolution of Pakistani and Indian Nuclear Doctrine

October 11, 2007

Scott Sagan (speaker) is a professor of political science and co-director of Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation.

Managing the Cold-War Legacy in Europe

June 30, 2001

A dozen years have passed since the end of the Cold War, but the legacy remains in both Western and Eastern Europe.

Projects

Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Safety, and the Transport of Hazardous Material

Under the leadership of CISAC Consulting Professor George Bunn and Fritz Steinhausler (University of Salzburg), a visiting professor at CISAC and IIS, the European Forum and CISAC co-sponsored...
English

Strengthening Security and Stability in South Asia

Through research and track-two diplomacy, CISAC scholars seek to identify policy oriented, cooperative measures aimed at fostering effective dialogue between Pakistan and India in an effort to...
English

Nuclear Risk Reduction

The Nuclear Risk Reduction initiative engages technical and policy experts to reduce nuclear risks by promoting collaboration between the United States and Russia, China and Pakistan.
English

Multimedia

Long-term Radiation Effects

December 2013

The following lectures were recorded at a day-long teacher workshop, "Examining Long-term Radiation Effects," co-sponsored by Stanford's Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and SPICE.

Nuclear Tipping Point

December 2013

A who’s who of the U.S.

America’s Nuclear Waste – No Solution in Sight

January 2016

America’s nuclear waste is accumulating at over seventy sites in 39 states – but there is no clear way forward for its final disposal. An international cast of experts explains how the U.S.

People

Gabrielle Hecht Gabrielle Hecht Senior Fellow Professor, History
Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Portrait of Kenji Kushida Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
rsd19 067 0034a Kelly Devens CISAC Honors Student
David Clark David L. Clark Affiliate
Daniel Metlay Daniel Metlay Affiliate
rsd19 072 0426a Eva C. Uribe Affiliate
sidra hamidi Sidra Hamidi Affiliate
Chris Dunlap Christopher Dunlap Affiliate
chantell murphy Chantell Murphy Affiliate
1 RSD13 085 0159a Neil Narang Affiliate
Sarah Shirazian Sarah Shirazyan Affiliate