Spotlight

The Climate Wars Are Already Here

December 17, 2014

In the Niger River Basin, climate change, an exploding population, and paltry infrastructure have formed a perfect storm for a new era of conflict. 

By David Michel and Ricky

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Repairing the Diplomatic Threat Reduction Enterprise

December 16, 2014

By Michael Krepon: 

The “nuclear enterprise” – as the nuclear weapons complex and force structure in the United States have been successfully rebranded -- is bloated and in need of

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New Web Resource on Global Security, Justice & Governance Launched

December 10, 2014

The Stimson Center and The Hague Institute for Global Justice are pleased to announce the launch of the interactive website of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance.

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Using Insurance to Address Terrorism Risk

December 10, 2014

The Terrorism Risk Insurance program, set to expire this year, needs to get more than a holiday ride into an extension; any bill should include a requirement to consider more broadly

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Partnering with Governments for a More Secure World

December 09, 2014

By Cheryl L. Ramp: 

“Pragmatic steps” have been the centerpiece of Stimson’s work since its inception.  So it comes as no surprise that working with practitioners, particularly the

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Obama’s Foreign Policy Efforts Meet Reality at Home

December 05, 2014

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

On Nov.24, U.S. President Barack Obama announced the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. When Hagel’s successor will be named is uncertain. Former

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Arms Trade Treaty Implementation Moves Forward in Berlin

December 03, 2014

By Rachel Stohl: 

The U.S. was notably absent last week as preparations continued for the effective implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) in Berlin, Germany. The ATT, which

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Teresa Heinz’s Remarks for the Stimson Center’s 25th Anniversary

December 03, 2014

Teresa Heinz, Chairman, The Heinz Endowments
On the Occassion of Stimson's 25th Anniversary and in Tribute to Senator Timothy E. Wirth: 

Meaningful and positive change is invariably the

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Stimson’s Southeast Asia Program: Sustained and Evolving Efforts

December 01, 2014

By Richard Cronin: 

When Stimson's Southeast Asia Program (SEAP) was created in July 2005, the Association of Southeast Asia (ASEAN) and Southeast Asia had already undergone several

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The African Union’s New Focus: Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Peacekeeping

November 25, 2014

By Jenna Stern: 

Today marks the fifteenth anniversary of United Nations (U.N.) International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. As we recognize the vulnerability of

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