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Aditi Gorur and Madeline Velturo op-ed on Peacekeepers That Won'tAct to Keep Peace

The latest outbreak of political violence in South Sudan has left an estimated forty-two thousand people homeless and c

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Alan Romberg Quoted in Taipei Times on Taiwan-US Security Partnership

“While the view in Taipei seems to be hopeful that all will be well by the end of that period, one senses a rather more downbeat expectation on the Mainland [China],” said Romberg, who is now director of the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center.

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Michael Krepon cited in CQ Press on Modernizing Nuclear Arsenals

Some experts think the tough, recent Russian rhetoric on nuclear weapons reflects the Putin government's efforts to regain international respect it believes was lost when the former Soviet Union broke up.

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Partners with the Stimson Center on the UNSCR 1540 International Student Essay Contest

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is excited to partner with the Stimson Center on the UNSCR 1540 International Student Essay Contest.

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Rich Cronin, Brian Eyler and Courtney Weatherby quoted in Voice of America on Hydropower Dams and the Future of the Mekong River

From the snowy plateaus of Tibet to the mountain gorges of China’s Yunnan province and beyond to the jungled borders of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and down to the plains of Cambodia and paddy fields of Vietnam – the Mekong River is of crucial importance to tens of millions of people.

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Aditi Gorur and Rachel Stohl op-ed in Foreign Affairs on Protecting Civilians in South Sudan

South Sudan’s fragile peace is falling apart. Five years after the country gained independence, it is on the brink of a return to civil war.

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Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick op-ed in The Hill on Child Soldiers in South Sudan

This month marks the fifth anniversary of South Sudan’s independence and the country appears to be on the verge civil war — again.

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Ellen Laipson op-ed in World Politics Review on the Next President's Goals for Afghanistan

The most recent suicide bombing in Kabul over the weekend, claimed by the so-called Islamic State, contrasts with the near absence of debate over Afghanistan in the U.S. presidential campaign to date. President Barack Obama’s decision to slow down the withdrawal of U.S.

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Yun Sun quoted in The Straits Times on Possible Maritime Dispute after ASEAN Meeting

Asean foreign ministers begin annual discussions in Laos today under intense scrutiny amid rising acrimony over the South China Sea. A key concern is whether the territorial dispute will further splinter the 10-nation bloc and undermine its relevance. -snip-

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