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.
Siegfried Hecker, CISAC's co-director for five years, is stepping down from his leadership role to take a sabbatical and work on his book. He'll return this summer as a senior fellow at CISAC and FSI and to co-teach the popular "Technology and National Security" class. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news
CISAC's Siegfried Hecker, one of the world's leading experts on North Korea's nuclear program, takes a hard look at Pyongyang's underground nuclear test. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford, Shorenstein APARC, KSP News
North Korea keeps its pledge to conduct a third underground nuclear test. We ask our experts to weigh in on the detonation condemned by the White House as destabilizing. Read more »