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Ellen Laipson op-ed in World Politics Review on three biggest global threats

This week, America commemorated the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, and the world worried once again about North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

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Stimson's South Asian Visiting Fellows program cited in The Diplomat

Last week, Pakistan’s Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi said that Kazakhstan and Belarus have supported Pakistan’s Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) bid.

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Michael Krepon op-ed in Arms Control Wonk on the US and the CTBT

In rapid succession, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee convened its first Hearing on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty in seventeen years, and Senator Marco Rubio and 32 Republican colleagues made public a letter to President Barack Obama opposing the administration’s UN Security Council res

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Lincoln Bloomfield, Jr. cited in WFED-AM on the National Security Council

Among hundreds of provisions in the House Armed Services Committee’s version of the annual Defense authorization bill, a restraint on the size of the National Security Council is one of a relative handful singled out by Mac Thornberry (R-Texas), the committee’s chairman, who believes an overgrown

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Stimson's B61 Life Extension Program: Costs and Policy Considerations report cited in The National Interest

The United States is set to spend over $1 trillion on its nuclear weapons over the next thirty years. That is no trivial sum. To place it in context, that amounts to 77 percent of the national student debt, which hovers around $1.3 trillion.

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Shane Mason quoted in Consumnes Connection on India-US defense relations

Will this exchange of resource happen regularly? "We are able to operate together", Carter said. But each government would have to agree on a case to case basis. -snip-

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Stimson's B61 Life Extension Program: Costs and Policy Considerations report cited in Neue Zürcher Zeitung

After weeks of wrangling, the Turkish government has given up its resistance: early October may visit a delegation of German MP to Incirlik airbase. Ankara had made ​​annoyance over

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Michael Krepon op-ed in The Hill on Republican national security policy

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and 32 of his colleagues sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Sept.

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Op-ed by Faiqa Mahmood in The Cipher Brief on Pakistani lawyers targeted by terrorists

On September 2, a suicide bomber struck a court in Pakistan’s northern city of Mardan, killing twelve.

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Michael Krepon op-ed in Arms Control Wonk on the CTBT

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is turning its attention to the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty for the first time since 1999, when it held the briefest of hearings on the Treaty before fast-forwarding it to the Senate, which rebuked President Bill Clinton by denying its consent to ratificat

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