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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Implications of the Ukraine War for Stability and Security in NATO Europe
Tue, Apr 16, 2024, 12:30 pm1:30 pm

About the Speaker: 

Rose Gottemoeller is the Steven C. Házy Lecturer at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for International Security and Cooperation. She is also a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Before joining Stanford, Gottemoeller was the Deputy…

US-PRC Defense and Military Relations: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Thu, Apr 18, 2024, 4:30 pm6:00 pm

When President Biden and President Xi Jinping met in San Francisco in November 2023, one of their important agreements was to restore US-PRC military relations, which had been suspended by the PLA in August 2022 after former House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. In this talk, Dave Finkelstein will provide an overview of the various challenges…

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…