Conventional Defense

Conventional Defense

The Conventional Defense program engages governments, the private sector, and civil society to promote effective policies that mitigate the consequences of illegal or irresponsible arms transfers while ensuring that legitimate trade is not impeded. The Conventional Defense program is part of the Managing Across Boundaries initiative.


Research and Analysis

December 1, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

Prospect magazine in the United Kingdom recognized Stimson Senior Associate Rachel Stohl’s innovative work on drone policy in their 16th annual

November 7, 2016

By Cameron Trainer: 

October 5, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

As the Obama administration is set to release today a new joint declaration with more than 40 countries on the export and use of drones, Rachel Stohl, Director of the Conventional Defense program at th

September 30, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

Burkina Faso, a small West African country that most Americans have never heard of and that saw a popular uprising in 2014 and attempted coup a year later, has received more than $4 million in the past 10 years to help professionalize its military. However, even with consistent U.S.

September 30, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl , EXPERT: Shannon Dick

By Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick: 

September 30, 2016 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

By Rachel Stohl: 
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