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2012

Mona Yacoubian was quoted on Middle East strategy for the Obama Administration’s second term

December 26, 2012

 

Mona Yacoubian was quoted in an article on Middle East strategy for the Obama Administration's second term. Click here to read. 

 

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Barry Blechman co-authors piece in Bloomberg

December 20, 2012

Stimson Co-Founder and Distinguished Fellow Barry Blechman co-authored a piece in Bloomberg with the Wilson Center's Ruth Greenspan Bell entitled: "Global Warming Experts Should Think More About the Cold War," published on December 20.

To read the full article, click here.

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Barry Blechman speaks at World Affairs Council: “50 Years of Nuclear Crisis - From Cuba to Iran”

December 18, 2012

On Tuesday, December 18, Stimson Co-Founder and Distinguished Fellow Barry Blechman spoke at the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC's "50 Years of Nuclear Crisis - From Cuba to Iran." Blechman, fellow discussant Amb. Robert Joseph, former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control

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Commentary in The Hill supports “Diplomacy in a Time of Scarcity” report

December 18, 2012

In October 2012 Stimson, together with the American Academy of Diplomacy and sponsored by the Cox Foundation, released a study examining the challenges of the world today and the progress in preparing our foreign policy personnel for those challenges.  Entitled "Diplomacy in a Time

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Mona Yacoubian speaks at the Center for National Policy on Syria

December 18, 2012

Mona Yacoubian was a featured policy expert at the Center for National Policy's "Post-Assad Syria" discussion. Click here to watch.

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Yuki Tatsumi quoted in PBS Newshour blog

December 18, 2012

Yuki Tatsumi was recently quoted in Michael Mosettig's analysis "Dueling Dynasties Roil Asia" in the PBSNewshour's blog, the Rundown.  In the analysis, Michael Mosettig discusses the change of power in both China, North Korea, and Japan, and it is within this context that Yuki

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Two Stimson Distinguished Fellows make the list of the top 100 influential people in defense

December 17, 2012

Gordon Adams, Distinguished Fellow and Barry Blechman, Co-Founder/Distinguished Fellow have made the inaugural 100 Most Influential People in U.S. Defense list. For a full list please click here.

 

 

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Mona Yacoubian quoted in Reuters on Syria conflict

December 17, 2012

Mona Yacoubian was quoted in Reuters article “Foreign Nerves Limit Syria rebel arms, Assad’s arsenals raided.” Click here to read.

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Yuki Tatsumi is featured on Foreign Policy magazine’s blog, Passport

December 16, 2012

Yuki Tatsumi spoke with Foreign Policy's Isaac Stone Fish for the magazine's blog, Passport.  During their conversation, she commented on Japanese conservative leaders, including the former Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara, the Japanese public's perception of him, and the issues that

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Stimson contributes to National Intelligence Council’s “Global Trends 2030”

December 14, 2012

Stimson has contributed analyses on global environmental trends and maritime security to the National Intelligence Council's Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds report (December 2012). Global Trends provides a strategic framework for US policymakers to consider future geopolitical

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Barry Blechman gives lecture on the Iranian nuclear threat at the World Affairs Council

December 11, 2012

Stimson co-founder Barry Blechman gave a lecture, "Confronting the Nuclear Threat," at the World Affairs Council of New Orleans on December 11. He discussed the status of the Iranian nuclear program and international efforts to counter it, and analyzed available options the

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Mona Yacoubian appears on CSPAN’s Washington Journal discussing developments in Syria

December 10, 2012

Mona Yacoubian appeared on CSPAN's Washington Journal this morning to discuss the latest developments in Syria. Click here to watch.

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USA Today exclusive on BFAD Pentagon as Pitchman report

December 06, 2012

USA Today was granted an exclusive to cover the release of Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense's latest report, The Pentagon as Pitchman: Perception and Reality of Public Diplomacy. USA Today's Tom Vanden Brook uses the report to uncover the Department of Defense's Special

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Ellen Laipson and Genieve Abdo article picked up by Iran News Agency

December 06, 2012

Ellen Laipson and Genieve Abdo's Presidential Inbox memo on Iran was picked up by Fars News Agency, a semi-official agency affiliated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). 

Click here to read their report.

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Johan Bergenas speaks at Uppsala University on next generation partnerships in global relations

December 05, 2012

Managing Across Boundaries Deputy Director Johan Bergenas spoke at an Uppsala University panel titled "A Wider Security Agenda." He spoke on the next generation partnerships within and between the public and the private sectors needed to achieve 21st century global security and

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Geneive Abdo quoted in Bloomberg on conflict in Gaza

November 26, 2012

Geneive Abdo was quoted in Bloomberg on the message Israelis are sending to Iran through the war on Gaza.

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Geneive Abdo’s thoughts on Iran quoted in National Post

November 26, 2012

Geneive Abdo was quoted in National Post from statements made at the Halifax Security Forum.

On Iran, the mood was equally downbeat. Journalist Geneive Abdo, who once covered Iran for the Guardian, told the audience that the West’s big chance was in 2009, when the regime was reeling

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Ellen Laipson appears on C-SPAN discussing American Priorities in the Middle East

November 20, 2012

Ellen Laipson spoke on panel hosted by the Wilson Center and broadcast by C-SPAN on the topic of American Priorities in the Middle East. Speakers examined how the US prioritizes its objectives in the Middle East and whether it's realistic to think about solutions to problems in the

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O’Neil Hamilton quoted in BBC News on innovative partnerships for security and development

November 20, 2012

Managing Across Boundaries (MAB) Visiting Fellow O'Neil Hamilton was quoted in BBC News as part of their coverage on a conference he participated in titled "E3DS Summit" on how high technology aerospace, defense, and security (ADS) companies can have a beneficial effect on "small

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Chicago Tribune, other media cover launch of “A New Defense Strategy for a New Era”

November 16, 2012

Launching amid a continuing debate over defense sending, A New Defense Strategy for a New Era has struck a chord in the media, with the Chicago Tribune, Sacramento Bee, Defense News, Foreign Policy, and others covering the report's launch.

The report, which draws on the expertise of

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