Archived Projects

Teaching National Security Law & Policy

Annual ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security seminars on Teaching National Security Law bring together the research, legal, and educational communities to discuss the methods, tools, and processes of training future practitioners and leaders.

Victim Compensation

INSCT’s Victim Compensation project develops a national policy for compensating victims of terrorism through research and dialogue with an interdisciplinary team of practitioners and academics.

FISA Working Group

In collaboration with the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, the FISA Working Group aims to make recommendations for revision to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

Postconflict Transitions

As postconflict stabilization, reconstruction, and peacebuilding efforts draw to a close, foreign actors and their host nation counterparts undergo a “transition” period of shared responsibility or mutual support to one in which host nation institutions assume self-reliant administrative control over the full range of state functions.

Postconflict Resilience

INSCT’s project on Postconflict Resilience is an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional, and cross-sector effort to generate a stream of research aimed at identifying key metrics of adaptive capacity in local communities, organizations, governments, and societies overcome by security challenges such as armed conflict and catastrophic disasters.

Black Spots: Mapping Global Insecurity

In this project INSCT & the Moynihan Institute focuses on scanning the world for “Global Black Spots,”
defined as physical areas outside effective governmental control.