Join CSS and the Center for Security and Emerging Technology for the 2019 Kalaris Intelligence Conference, featuring a distinguished lineup of speakers discussing artificial intelligence and national security. Learn more at kalaris.org.
What should the U.S. make of the Japanese-Korean dispute? Professor Oriana Mastro describes the American failure to mediate between Asian allies while China moves to benefit from such inaction in the region.
SSP Alum J.D. Maddox (’04) offers a practitioner’s perspective of the origins of current technological efforts to limit propaganda and disinformation online and exploring the complications presented by new directive government-industry counter-disinformation efforts.
Will emerging technologies increase the risk of conflict escalation? Professor Talmadge explores this question by evaluating the role of tech in different types of intra-war escalation, finding that alone it’s not sufficient to cause escalation, on the Journal of Strategic Studies.
Professor Bruce Hoffman analyzes the latest mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, providing his perspective on right-wing terrorism in the U.S. today and how to respond, on Council of Foreign Relations.
Is China losing its influence over a proactive and troublesome North Korea? Professor Oriana S. Mastro sees Beijing taking economic and diplomatic measures to secure its own interests and maintain control over Pyongyang, on Foreign Policy.
After the El Paso shooting, network providers are reviewing their website protection policies for online extremist platforms. Professor Daniel Byman thinks tech companies should take initiative by creating terrorist designation lists, on Lawfare.
Congratulations to SSP student Joey Stabile for receiving 3rd place in the Strategy Bridge’s student writing contest! At Prof. John Gordon’s recommendation, Joey published his Grand Strategy paper on LBJ’s decision to escalate in Vietnam.
Every year, SSP polls our faculty to see what books they think students should sink their teeth into over the summer. Here’s what they said this year.Do you have a recommendation for us? Submit it here and we’ll add it to the list! You can also join the conversation…
Prior to beginning his time in SSP, Inigo Guevara ran a collection and analysis unit for a State Law Enforcement Agency in Mexico and was later a director with Mexico’s National Security Council, advising the Office of the President of Mexico on defense procurement policy. Having had Georgetown…
On June 3, Professors Michael O’Hanlon and Caitlin Talmadge participated in a panel at the Brookings Institution, discussing the growing influence of Russia and China as world powers and the implications for future relations with the U.S.
While completing his BA from University of California San Diego via a study abroad program in Shanghai China and simultaneously leaving the Army Reserve after eight years, Jon-Paul Bernard decided to pursue his master’s degree in 2010. He was interested in studying U.S. foreign policy, which made SSP a natural…
Servicemembers face a great deal of stress in the U.S. military, but exactly what factors contribute to this? Professor Liz Stanley considers this question, offering solutions toward emotion regulation in the armed forces.