Spotlight

B-2 Pilot’s Lessons For LRSB, America’s New Bomber

September 16, 2014

By Lt. Col. Jeff Schreiner:

The Air Force very quietly released a Request for Proposal (RFP) this summer for the new Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B). With a purported fly away cost of

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Arms Trade Treaty Moves Closer Towards Implementation

September 12, 2014

By Rachel Stohl: 

The first step towards the effective implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) took place this week in Mexico City. Forty five countries around the world

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A message from Stimson Center President and CEO Ellen Laipson

September 11, 2014

A message from Stimson Center President and CEO Ellen Laipson in response to recent news reports about U.S. think tank funding from foreign governments:

In the 21st

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Myanmar’s ASEAN Chairmanship: An Early Assessment

September 10, 2014

Today marks the release of the new issue brief: Myanmar’s ASEAN Chairmanship. The brief is part of Stimson’s “The Great Powers and the Changing Myanmar,” which has produced a series of

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Universal lessons from the Napa earthquake

September 08, 2014

The recent Napa earthquake highlights just how far we’ve come with disaster-proofing cities. But while luckily there were no fatalities, one overlooked issue remains: widespread gas and

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The UAE and Egypt’s new frontier in Libya

September 03, 2014

By Ellen Laipson: 

The surprising news that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have carried out airstrikes against various Islamist rebels in Libya is yet another example of the

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Hydropower dams on Mekong River, livelihood of millions at risk


September 02, 2014

Scientists, Development Experts, Civil Society Advocates and Current and Former Officials Gather To Discuss Future Of River

For Immediate Release September 2, 2014
 

Contact: Jim

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Why Drones Will Challenge Sovereignty But Won’t Proliferate

August 29, 2014

By Abhijit Iyer-Mitra: 

The Stimson Centre's recent report on drones was thorough, extraordinarily comprehensive and balanced. Even so, there are two potential shortcomings if one

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Mekong Basin “tipping point” opens discussion

August 27, 2014

On August 28 through 31, leaders from government, civil society and the private sector will meet to discuss how new hydropower developments on the Mekong River potentially threaten the

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As Modi plans US trip, defence on everyone’s mind

August 25, 2014

By Joshua T. White & Michael Krepon: 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington in September will be an occasion for glowing speeches about the future of Indo-US

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