Allison has for three decades been a leading analyst of U.S. national security and defense policy with a special interest in terrorism. He was an assistant secretary of defense in the first Clinton Administration.
As director of BCSIA, Dr. Allison has assembled a team of more than two dozen leading scholars and practitioners of national security to analyze terrorism in its multiple dimensions.
Teetering on the brink of a nuclear dark age ASK THIS | October 16, 2006 Harvard Professor Graham Allison writes that North Korea's provocation reveals the face of 21st century nuclear danger: The terrible threat of nuclear terrorism. Is the U.S. government prepared to meet this enormous challenge?
What good could possibly come from the Petersburg summit? ASK THIS | July 08, 2006 National security expert Graham Allison writes that success in preventing nuclear terrorism and stopping Iran from acquiring a bomb requires deep, sustained cooperation with Russia – and the upcoming G-8 summit offers an opportunity to engage Russia to advance our most vital interests.
Is nuclear terrorism the ultimate preventable catastrophe? ASK THIS | September 07, 2004 National security expert Graham Allison writes that when it comes to preventing nuclear terrorism, the press should be asking what, if anything,has the Bush administration accomplished — and what needs to be done.