Spotlight

All the President’s Drones: Obama’s Targeted-Killing Problem

April 23, 2015

By Rachel Stohl: 

When the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its “torture report” in December 2014, it reignited the battle over the George W. Bush administration’s

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An Immigrant’s Tale, From Saigon in ’75 to American Entrepreneur

April 23, 2015

By Francis Hoang: 

Forty years ago on April 23, with the fall of South Vietnam to the Communists imminent, my family was evacuated to the United States. About 130,000 other fortunate

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Environmental Security in a Globalizing World

April 22, 2015

By David Michel: 

As the world celebrates Earth Day today, the links between environmental concerns and global security challenges are sharper than ever. Since the end of the Cold War,

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Congressional Speech, the Key to Abe’s Visit to US

April 21, 2015

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit the United States from April 26 to May 3. In addition to visiting Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Abe will stay in

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Beyond the Iran Deal: Imagining the Regional Security Implications

April 21, 2015

By Ellen Laipson: 

The likely achievement this year of a decade-plus containment of Iran's nuclear activities has broad and largely positive implications for regional security, but it

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Five Myths About Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

April 20, 2015

By Monica Medina and Johan Bergenas: 

Poaching has a long history in the United States and abroad, with armed conflicts dating back to the Oyster Wars of the 1800s. But the illegal

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John D. Steinbruner, 1941-2015

April 17, 2015

By Brian Finlay: 

On November 11, 1991, David Hamburg, then president of the Carnegie Corporation, called three academics to a closed-door meeting in New York to discuss the worsening

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US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges

April 16, 2015

Yuki Tatsumi and Hana Rudolph: 

The Asia-Pacific region is undergoing dynamic power shifts and witnessing new and emerging security threats. In the midst of this dynamic, the United

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A New Home for Stimson’s Next 25 Years

April 13, 2015

More than ever before, global threats transcend national borders and force us to seek concrete solutions to common challenges. Effectively doing so requires a first-rate team and

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Should Food Security be a National Security Issue?

April 09, 2015

By Johanna Mendelson Forman and Levi Maxey: 

Food security as a policy issue has evolved to reflect the dynamism of global events. The increasing attention paid to food’s impact

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