Spotlight

Perceptions of Security in Aweil North County, South Sudan

July 28, 2014

The recent crisis in South Sudan highlights the importance of research on how civilians can and should be protected from deliberate violence. In December 2013, fighting broke out across

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Since the U.N.’s organizational “reboot”

July 25, 2014

By William Durch: 

In 1988, the great powers rediscovered the United Nations as an instrument of international security. In 1990, Stimson began its work monitoring and assessing the

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CIA’s drones warfare and the human story

July 25, 2014

By Rabia Akhtar: 

If one looks at the total number of drone strikes resulting in casualties inside Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) from 2004 until 2014, they are

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Ideas into action: An innovative project for effective Arms Trade Treaty implementation

July 23, 2014

By Rachel Stohl: 

The international trade in conventional weapons is a multi-billion dollar industry that is subject to a patchwork of national controls and regional agreements. The

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Stimson and treaty ratification

July 21, 2014

By Michael Krepon: 

Over the past quarter-century, the Stimson Center has played a leading role among non-governmental organizations in championing multilateral treaties, true to our

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Iraq and Afghanistan — any silver linings in our playbook?

July 18, 2014

By Ellen Laipson: 

There's been a brief break in the storm clouds over Baghdad and Kabul this week; both countries' struggles to form governments after elections achieved minor progress

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Geneive Abdo comments on the Sunni-Shia divide

July 17, 2014

An ancient religious divide is helping fuel a resurgence of conflicts in the Middle East and Muslim countries. Struggles between Sunni and Shia forces have fed a Syrian civil war that

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Japan’s renewed global role in peace and prosperity

July 17, 2014

By Brian Finlay and Yuki Tatsumi: 

On July 1, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced a significant policy change to Japan’s post-World War II constitutional constraints. These constraints

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US, Europe must not forget about Bosnia

July 14, 2014

By Sofía Sebastián: 

The ongoing instability in the Middle East is understandably drawing much of the United States’ and Europe’s attention. But almost 20 years after the signing of the

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Chino Cienega

July 11, 2014

To honor our 25th Anniversary year, Stimson would like to take the time to shine a light on the many influential donors who make our work possible.

Stimson was honored to win the

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