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.
'We still face grave nuclear dangers,' says ex-defense secretary at Stanford lectureCISAC in the news
William J. Perry says global nuclear reduction efforts have stalled and in some cases reversed. He argues progress on nuclear nonproliferation worldwide starts with the American public and Congress.
CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news
George Bunn, a former CISAC consulting professor for two decades who helped negotiate the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, has died. He leaves behind a legacy of lifelong commitment to the abolition of nuclear weapons worldwide. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford News
Colleagues and former students join the International Studies Association to praise Scott Sagan as he wins the annual Distinguished Scholar in International Security Studies award. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford Q&A
North Korea says it will restart its nuclear facilities, including its nuclear reactor in Yongbyon, which had been mothballed since 2007. CISAC's Siegfried Hecker -- who has visited North Korea numerous times and was given a tour of its uranium enrichment facility in 2010 -- and considers the consequences in this Q&A. Read more »
CISAC scholars provide expertise on Korean nuclear standoffCISAC in the news
Amid escalating tensions and inflamed rhetoric from the Korean Peninsula, CISAC experts explain what's really going on with North Korea.
- » Updated: Q&A with Sig Hecker
- » Hecker: DPRK's "bark worse than its bite," still cause for concern
- » Hecker & Hansen in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
CISAC in the news
Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, former scholar at CISAC and the Preventive Defense Project, starts today, April 8, as the White House Coordinator for Defense Policy, Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Arms Control. Read more »