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.
Former fellow wins award for best dissertation in international relations, law, and politicsCISAC News
Former CISAC Fellow Aila Matanock was awarded the Helen Dwight Reid Award for her dissertation, titled "International Insurance: Why Militant Groups and Governments Compete with Ballots Instead of Bullets." The award is given by the American Political Science Association for the best dissertation international relations, law, and politics.
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The case for intervention in SyriaCISAC, FSI Stanford in the news: Reuters on August 23, 2013
Syria's civil war has claimed more than 100,000 lives, resulted in millions of refugees, and threatens to destabilize the entire Middle East. CISAC's Anja Manuel outlines steps the United States must take to prevent the region from descending into further chaos.