Japan Wants to Streamline Its Defense Industry

October 02, 2015

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

On October 1, 2015, the Japan Ministry of Defense (JMOD) implemented a major reorganization. The reorganization effort focuses on streamlining a policy- and

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Stimson Welcomes Brian Finlay As President and CEO

October 01, 2015

As Stimson welcomes Brian Finlay as its new President and CEO today, Stimson Board Chairman Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr., and Distinguished Fellow and President Emeritus Ellen Laipson

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US Sends Wrong Message to Governments Using Child Soldiers

September 30, 2015

By Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick: 

The Obama administration announced its determinations with respect to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 on September 29, 2015 and again gave a

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The Role of Police in UN Peace Operations

September 28, 2015

By Sofía Sebastián:

To most people, the term "United Nations peacekeepers" conjures images of soldiers in blue helmets, but U.N. peacekeeping operations also include critical

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The Imbalance in Countries Contributing UN Peacekeeping Troops

September 25, 2015

By Sangyoung Yun:

In advance of the U.N.’s upcoming September 28 leadership summit on peacekeeping hosted by President Obama, the U.N. received a long list of complaints about

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It’s Time for the UN Security Council to Lead on Border Management

September 25, 2015

By Brian Goebel and Brian Finlay:

From the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa, to the recruitment of Westerners and others to join ISIS in Iraq and Syria, around the

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Xi Jinping comes to Washington

September 23, 2015

By Alan D. Romberg:

Xi Jinping's state visit is in America's essential national interest. Although there is a range of views about how President Obama should handle the visit, there is

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Establishing Safety and Security at Protection of Civilians Sites

September 21, 2015

By Jenna Stern:

Despite the recent signing of a peace agreement to end more than a year and a half of civil war, South Sudan remains plagued by insecurity. The United Nations Mission in

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Brian Finlay Named President and CEO of Stimson Center

September 17, 2015

The Board of Directors of the Stimson Center announced today that Brian Finlay will become the Center’s next President and CEO. Finlay, who will assume the presidency October 1, will

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The UN’s Smart New Way to Increase Economic Growth and Security

September 14, 2015

An economy does not grow easily in the midst of a crossfire. The United Nations opens its 70th session on September 15, and later this month diplomats are poised to adopt a new approach

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