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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Lessons From the War in Ukraine
Thu, Feb 9, 2023, 4:30 pm4:30 pm

CISS' Annual Conference, Spring 2023

Nearly a year after the initial invasion, the ongoing war in Ukraine shatters multiple assumptions about the post-Cold War era and demands a thorough reflection on the lessons for years to come. The conflict of attrition between two asymmetric forces challenges our prior understanding of…

Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology
Thu, Feb 16, 2023, 12:15 pm1:15 pm

Chris Miller is an associate professor of international history at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. His research focuses on technology, geopolitics, economics, international affairs, and Russia. His latest book,