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2011

David Michel joins National Research Council workshop to prepare report on Himalayan glacier melt

October 17, 2011

David Michel contributes to an October 2011 workshop to help prepare a forthcoming National Research Council report, Himalayan Glaciers: Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security. Click here for a description of the NRC project.

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Matthew Leatherman writes op-ed for Defense News on wartime accounting

October 17, 2011

Stimson's Matthew Leatherman recently wrote an opinion piece for Defense News entitled Plan for War Costs. In the op-ed, Leatherman writes about the pitfalls of wartime accounting for the Pentagon and the State Department.

To read the full article, please click here.

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Brian Finlay writes on emerging South-South partnerships in security in Global Studies Review

October 17, 2011

Managing Across Boundaries Director Brian Finlay writes in Global Studies Review on the emergence of innovative approaches by governments of the Global South and other emerging economies that better link government priorities to nonproliferation mandates, which demonstrates these

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Rachel Stohl Quoted in The Washington Post

October 14, 2011

Rachel Stohl was quoted by the Washington Post's Mary Beth Sheridan in her article on the US government's mission to track and destroy missiles from Moammar Gaddafi's stockpiles in Libya.

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“Bridging the Security-Development Divide in Southeast Asia” by Brian Finlay and Johan Bergenäs

October 14, 2011

Managing Across Boundaries Director Brian Finlay and Research Analyst Johan Bergenäs recently authored an analysis in World Politics Review, "Bridging the Security-Development Divide in Southeast Asia." Thirty years of globalization has propelled widespread economic growth across

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Julie Fischer and Rebecca Katz Publish “Momentum for Global Health Security” Op-ed in the Hill

October 07, 2011

Amidst contentions over Palestinian statehood, a walkout by delegations during the Iranian president's address, and  the challenges of reinvented governments, a revolutionary moment for global health security snuck by virtually unnoticed at the 2011 United Nations General

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Gordon Adams participates in panel launching new CNAS report.

October 07, 2011

Gordon Adams participated in a panel discussion for the launch of the Center for a New American Security's report Hard Choices: Responsible Defense in an Age of Austerity.

To view a video of the event and to read the report, click here.

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Matthew Leatherman quoted by The Hill

October 05, 2011

Matthew Leatherman was quoted in an article for The Hill, focusing on defense savings from the Budget Control Act passed this past August.

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Global Health Security Program Publishes Analysis on Health Diplomacy in the Milbank Quarterly

September 30, 2011

Stimson's Global Health Security program, with Rebecca Katz of George Washington University, published a new analysis on Defining Health Diplomacy: Changing Demands in the Era of Globalization in the new issue of the Milbank Quarterly. In this article, the authors describe the

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Matthew Leatherman in the Raleigh News and Observer

September 30, 2011

Matthew Leatherman talks Pentagon budget cuts in the Raleigh News and Observer.

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Johan Bergenas Presents at UN Workshop on Nonproliferation

September 29, 2011

Managing Across Boundaries Research Analyst Johan Bergenas presented at a regional workshop held September 27-29, 2011 in Astana, Kazakhstan. The workshop on implementing United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 was co-organized by the United Nations Office for

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Study Co-Authored by Eric Lief Cited by Desmond Tutu Op-Ed

September 28, 2011

A Desmond Tutu op-ed cited Financing the Response to AIDS in Low-Income & Middle-Income Countries, a 2010 study co-authored by Stimson Senior Associate Eric Lief and Jen Kates of the Kaiser Family Foundation. The report found that funding has fallen in 2010, following a string of

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Russell Rumbaugh Cited in Defense News

September 23, 2011

Russell Rumbaugh's recent The Will and the Wallet blog post on moving Department of Defense base budget funding to OCO accounts was quoted by Defense News's Kate Brannen.

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Ellen Laipson talks with Esther Brimmer about multilateral diplomacy and US global leadership

September 22, 2011

Esther Brimmer, Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs, held a conversation with Ellen Laipson, President and CEO of the Stimson Center, September 15 on "Multilateral Diplomacy and US Global Leadership."  The discussion was moderated by Cheryl Benton, Deputy

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MAB participates in trade security workshop in Kenya

September 21, 2011

Managing Across Boundaries Director Brian Finlay and Research Analyst Johan Bergenas participated in the workshop of "Promoting Regional Security and Development with International Security Assistance: A Legal-Regulatory Workshop on Strategic Trade Controls", organized by Governments

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Gordon Adams quoted by Aviation Week

September 19, 2011

In A&D Supporters Dig In on Capitol Hill by Jen DiMascio, Gordon Adams opines that the Pentagon taking a roughly 15% cut over the next decade would be slower paced and more managable than any other defense build-down in U.S. history.

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Brian Finlay participates in workshop to secure ports and borders in East Africa

September 16, 2011

Jointly hosted by AFRICOM and NNSA, the East Africa Border Security Workshop brought together participants from seven East African countries and experts from NNSA, AFRICOM, the US Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and State, the World Customs Organization, the United Nations

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Gordon Adams quoted by CNNMoney.com

September 09, 2011

In Charles Riley's article, Pentagon Sweats Out Budget Upheaval, Gordon Adams comments on the need for a review of strategy when considering budget cuts at the Pentagon.

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Gordon Adams quoted in the Boston Globe

August 29, 2011

Gordon Adams comments on Ashton Carter's future challenges as Deputy Defense Secretary.

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Brian Finlay talks about the future of terrorism in new article

August 23, 2011

Brian Finlay talks about the future of terrorism for the insurance industry in a new article, Perspectives: Terrorism Cover Gets More Complex With Over-Abundant Capacity and Less-Predictable Enemies in Insurance News.

 

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