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Scholarly Publications

Making the Afghan Civil-Military Imbalance Conducive to Democratization

December 2012

In-conflict state building generates unbalanced civil-military relations in the host state due to an inevitable civil-military gap.

Death in Babylon: Alexander the Great and Iberian Empire in the Muslim Orient

May 2010

Though Alexander the Great lived more than seventeen centuries before the onset of Iberian expansion into Muslim Africa and Asia, he loomed large in the literature of late medieval and early modern...

Just War and the International Fight Against Terrorism: Is it war?

December 2006

Just war theory is the traditional approach taken to questions of the morality of war, but war today is far from traditional.

Other Publications

Why We Need Persistent Questioning About Civilian Deaths by Drones

April 2015

After an American hostage was mistakenly killed in a CIA drone strike, Stanford historian Priya Satia argues that oversight of and attitudes toward the drone program should be examined in light of...

News

Paris Attacks Reflect ISIS Strategy Change, Stanford Experts Say

November 2015

Stanford terrorism experts say ISIS’ attacks in Paris signal that the terrorist group seeks to expand operations well beyond the borders of Iraq and Syria so it can bring about a global,...

Journal Article: "Technology and the Era of the Mass Army," written by Massimiliano Gaetano Onorato, Kenneth Scheve and David Stasavage

June 2014

Written by Massimiliano Gaetano Onorato (IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca), Kenneth Scheve (Stanford University), and David Stasavage (New York University), this article investigates the...

A cloud over EUs legacy in Afghanistan?

February 2013

Training the Afghan National Police (ANP) has been the centerpiece of the EU's engagement in Afghanistan since 2007.

Events

Russian Deserters to Sweden in World War I

November 9, 2015

The fate of a soldier serving in the Russian army in the First World War largely depended on luck and circumstances.

Europe at the Crossroads

November 9, 2015

   General Philip M. Breedlove will discuss the rapidly evolving geopolitical climate in Europe.

On Cruelty: Global Reflections from the Age of Revolutions to the War on Citizenship

October 30, 2015

This is the second meeting of the workshop series on Civility, Cruelty, Truth. A one-day event hosted by the Stanford Humanities Center, the workshop will explore the genealogies, promises, and...

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...
English

People

Condoleezza Rice Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Political Science, Professor, Management, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
James J. Sheehan Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Emeritus
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Fellow, S-APARC, Affiliate, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC