Governance, Organizations and Security
Governance and organization issues affect government agencies' ability to transcend cultural or bureaucratic problems that can bedevil security policy. They can also impact nations' ability to cooperate with one another. Understanding and addressing these issues is a major priority for CISAC.
Anja Manuel says the crucial issue in the Syria meeting is determining if and how to intervene in a conflict where the "good guys" are becoming hard to find. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news: The New York Times on January 9, 2014
CISAC and FSI Senior Fellows Siegfried Hecker and Bill Perry argue in this New York Times OpEd Iran should concentrate on building better nuclear power plants. Read more »
CISAC in the news
CISAC scholars are tackling the privacy and legal aspects of NSA surveillance. Jonathan Mayer's new research uncovers the depth of the the spy agency's telephone dragnet; Jennifer Granick and John Villasenor explain the legal issues surrounding domestic surveillance and what they mean for the Obama administration and Congress. Read more »