Diplomacy

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Reducing Proliferation Risk

October 2008

PESD senior fellow and Nobel laureate in Physics, Burton Richter, explains why an inclusive internationalization policy of both ends of the nuclear fuel-cycle can provide much needed carbon-free...

Homeland Security After the Bush Administration: Next Steps for Building Unity of Effort

June 2008

The Department of Defense and the Problem of Mega-Catastrophes

December 2007

The terrible wake-up call of 9/11 brought homeland security and homeland defense into full focus for a nation ill-prepared for the threat of transnational terrorism.

Reform, Don't Merge, the Homeland Security Council

January 2009

A growing number of scholars argue that the new administration should overturn a key decision by President George W.

Senate CTBT Rejection Not The End

November 1999

The U.S. Senate's rejection of the CTBT in October 1999 does not free the United States from the Treaty's norm against nuclear-weapon test explosions.

Global Warming Policy After Kyoto: Rethinking Engagement with Developing Countries

January 2009

Effective strategies for managing the dangers of global climate change are proving very difficult to design and implement.  They require governments to undertake a portfolio of costly efforts that...

Beyond the HSC/NSC Merger: Integrating States and Localities into Homeland Security Policymaking

January 2009

The most critical issue in merging the Homeland Security Council (HSC) and the National Security Council (NSC) is one that has received the least attention.

Power and Responsibility: Building International Order in an Era of Transnational Threats

March 2009

The post-World War II fabric of global security, designed and maintained by the United States, has dangerously frayed.

Coercive Diplomacy and the Response to Terrorism

June 2003

Retaliation and decaptitation of a terrorist organization's leadership is a form of coercive diplomacy; after all, both are designed to get the terrorist organization to stop its terrorist attacks....

The Gravest Danger: Nuclear Weapons

December 2003

Foreword by George P.

Geopolitics, Public Diplomacy and Soft Power

December 2009

In light of the ongoing ‘War on Terror’ and the occupation of Iraq, attention has turned again to how countries such as the United States and Britain can use ‘soft power’ to influence not only...

Public Diplomacy 2.0: An Exploratory Case Study of the Digital Outreach Team

January 2011

The internet is enabling new approaches to public diplomacy.

Public Diplomacy 2.0

December 2012

Adventures in scientific nuclear diplomacy

July 2011

Siegfried Hecker offers a first-person perspective on the important contributions scientists can make toward improving the safety and security of nuclear materials and reducing the global nuclear...

Efficient stockpiling and shipping policies for humanitarian relief: UNHCR's inventory challenge

December 2011

Abstract The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) establishes and maintains refugee camps to meet the needs of 34.5 million people affected by disaster or war worldwide.

Making China's Nuclear War Plan

September 2012

Abstract: For the last decade of Mao Zedong’s rule in China, his revolutionary thinking dominated all strategic planning and operations and directly shaped the policies of the strategic rocket...

Geopolitics, Public Diplomacy and Soft Power

December 2009

Implementation of Basel III: Economic Impacts and Policy Challenges in the United States, Japan, and the European Union

December 2013

This paper discusses economic impacts and policy challenges related to implementing Basel III, the new international standard of banking regulation, in the United States, Japan, and the European...

Qatar's Foreign Policy: The Limits of Pragmatism

March 2013

Qatar has become an Arab country with a high international profile and an ambitious foreign policy, particularly as a result of its role in the Arab Spring.

US-China Relations in the Shadow of the Future

August 2015

This article applies some of the concepts developed at the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (SCICN) in an effort to see how the risk of war might be mitigated.

The Evolving Sino-American Relationship and the Korea Problem

August 2015

Distrust between the United States and China continues to grow in Northeast Asia.

Ethnicity, Insurgency, and Civil War

March 2015

"Ethnicity, Insurgency, and Civil War" is chapter 25 of the book The Contemporary Conflict Resolution Reader, edited by Hugh Miall, Tom Woodhouse, Oliver Ramsbotham, and Christopher Mitchell and...

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

February 2016

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia is the first attempt to explore how the tumultuous years between 1931 and 1953 have been recreated and renegotiated in cinema.

Is Poland Really Lost? Poland’s Contested Governance Reforms and the Further Role of the Central Eastern European Area (CEE) in the EU

February 2016

On January 13, 2016 for the first time in its history the European Union launched an investigation against one of its full member states, i.e. Poland.