Nuclear Security and Risk
Since its founding as the Center for International Security and Arms Control, CISAC has worked through scholarly research and Track II diplomacy to influence policies that will help reduce the dangers posed by nuclear weapons.
Watch the annual Drell Lecture with distinguished panelists who discuss and debate the Cuban Missile Crisis from the perspectives of Moscow and Washington, and consider what history has taught us 50 years later. Read more »
CISAC in the news: Foreign Policy on October 10, 2012
CISAC Faculty Member Amy Zegart outlines how 50 years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, the CIA and other intelligence agencies still operate in an organizational and psychological mindset that favors consensus and consistency. These "invisible pressures" led to intelligence failures in Cuba in 1962 and Iraq in 2002. Read more »
CISAC in the news: CTBTO Spectrum Magazine on September 19, 2012
Siegfried S. Hecker, CISAC co-director and nonproliferation expert, writes in CTBTO Spectrum that the United States should take the lead in ratifying the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty. Read more »