Center for International Security Studies

Welcome to the Center for International Security Studies

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The Center for International Security Studies provides a home for the study and debate of national and international security at Princeton University and supports a variety of educational, research, enrichment, and outreach activities with the intent of generating new knowledge on issues of fundamental importance and educating the next generation of strategic thinkers and decision makers. It also seeks to establish research and policy links with other institutions around the world. Professors Aaron L. Friedberg and G. John Ikenberry serve as Co-Directors of the Center.

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Spring 2024 Simulation: India-Pakistan Regional Grand Strategy
Sat, Apr 20, 2024, 9:00 am3:00 pm

This year's simulation will be focused on long term grand strategy development in India, Pakistan, and other regional players. Students are assigned to teams, develop their strategy, and interact with other teams throughout the day to compete and negotiate in support of the respective national interests across the instruments of power…