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A daylong tour of the National Training Center taught researchers some of what war-bound soldiers learn before battle. Read more »
Rojansky says terrorists likely responsible for April 27 Ukraine bombingsin the news: CNN on April 27, 2012
Matthew Rojansky, former CISAC fellow and research assistant, outlines the groups who might be responsible for the April 27 bombings in Ukraine and their motives for CNN's Global Public Square blog. He says that despite setbacks, "Ukraine has made progress towards reforms."
Cuéllar tackles failures of America's immigration system
CISAC Co-Director Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar outlines the complex failures of the American immigration system that due to the dynamics of compromises, organizational practices, and public reactions, is "built to fail".
CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news
As North Korea celebrates 100th birthday anniversary of its revered founder Kim Il Sung amid the humiliating failure of its attempt to launch a satellite into orbit, CISAC experts believe a third underground nuclear test could be next in North's toolbox of provocation. Read more »
Former student and former fellow publish in International Security
The spring quarter issue of International Security included articles by Bryan Price, who Scott Sagan mentored as his PhD committee chair, and Patrick Johnston, a former predoctoral fellow at CISAC. Johnston's publication draws on research done at CISAC from 2007 to 2009.
- » Does Decapitation Work? Assessing the Effectiveness of Leadership Targeting in Counterinsurgency Campaigns
- » Targeting Top Terrorists: How Leadership Decapitation Contributes to Counterterrorism
Interactive Timeline of North Korea Satellite LaunchCISAC, FSI Stanford in the news
With North Korea's unsuccessful launch of a rocket-mounted satellite, its neighbors as well as the U.S. and its allies worry an underground nuclear test is next. This interactive timeline walks you through the tensions on the Korean Peninsula since the death of revered founder Kim Il Sung in 1994.
- » Q&A: Experts believe nuclear test to follow failed launch
- » Interactive Timeline of North Korea Satellite Launch
- » Nick Hansen in Foreign Policy: Time to worry about the next, improved missile
- » Lewis Franklin tells AP: Nuclear test could be this spring
CISAC, CDDRL, FSE, FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News
Bill Gates spoke to a Stanford audience about the importance of foreign aid and product innovation in the fight against chronic hunger, poverty and disease in the developing world. FSI senior fellows Larry Diamond, Jeremy Weinstein, Paul Wise and Walter Falcon share their own ideas about how to secure the most fragile nations. Read more »
Martha Crenshaw briefs FBI counterintelligence group about her terrorist mapping project
Senior Fellow Martha Crenshaw recently addressed a FBI counterintelligence committee about her Stanford project to map militant organizations. Her research identifies patterns in the evolution of militant organizations in specific conflict theatres while studying the causes and consequences of their growth.
John and Jackie Lewis Fund for Asia research now accepting applicationsCISAC, FSI Stanford Announcement
John Lewis, one of the world's renowned scholars on East Asia and a co-founder of CISAC, has generously set up a fund to support future thinkers working on issues in Asia. The John and Jackie Lewis Fund to Support Research on Asia will provide up to $1,000 to assist in areas such as (but not limited to) travel for research or conference attendance. Apply at the link below.