CISTP News and Events

News Items

  • Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Member Named to Faculty

    August 3, 2015

    Admiral James “Sandy” Winnefeld, the most recent vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been named a faculty member at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Winnefeld joins the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs as a Distinguished Professor.

  • Sam Nunn Says Nuclear Deal Prevents Iran from Getting Weapons

    July 24, 2015

    Senator Sam Nunn, Distinguished Professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, appeared on the talk show "A Closer Look" on WABE to discuss the Iranian Nuclear Deal. For a long time, Nunn has maintained a keen interest in weapons and security, even going so far as to co-found the Nuclear Threat Initiative along with Ted Turner.

    From what Nunn shared, the intelligence community estimated that creating a nuclear weapon will take at least a month or two.

  • Why the Islamic State won’t become a normal state

    July 9, 2015

    There has been a recent surge of interest in what type of impact the Islamic State might potentially have on the international system. Most provocatively, in a recent Foreign Policy article Stephen Walt suggests that should the Islamic State win (i.e. survive), the U.S. should “live with it” and rely on a policy of containment.

  • Stulberg Speaks at Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA)

    July 6, 2015

    On June 30, 2015, Dr. Adam Stulberg, Professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and Co-Director of the Center for International Strategy, Technology and Policy at Georgia Tech, gave two presentations at the 2015 Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) that were entitled “Geopolitics of the Changing Gas Landscape” and “Russia-Ukraine-EU Gas Conflict: Strategic Developments and Implications.” Both presentations addressed the workshop’s core theme of “Energy Security.”

  • Kosal Receives Institute Teaching Award

    April 20, 2015

    On Friday, April 20th, Nunn School Assistant Professor Margaret E. Kosal was awarded the 2015 CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.

Upcoming Events

  • Iran Nuclear Deal: Triumph of Diplomacy or Dangerous Precedent?

    September 9, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Clough Undergraduate Commons 144

    The Nuclear Deal with Iran has generated a lot of buzz over the past several months. But what does it entail? Why are some happy with the deal and others not? What are the risks and rewards for such a deal? If you have asked yourself these questions, or simply want to know more about what the deal means for global politics, then please come join faculty from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering as they discuss the drivers behind the Iran Nuclear Agreement and implications for it moving forward.