Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University

A soldier in Afghanistan takes time out to read.
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September 16, 2012 - CISAC, FSI Stanford News

Why U.S. national security needs the humanities and social sciences

CISAC’s Karl Eikenberry, William J. Perry, Scott Sagan, and J.B. Vowell joined fellow experts and policy leaders to analyze the importance of humanities and social science education for national security and international relations. They were convened by a national commission charged by Congress with illuminating ways of maintaining excellence in the humanities and social sciences.

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