Spotlight

Stimson and treaty ratification

July 23, 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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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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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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South Sudan’s Impending Food Crisis

July 11, 2014

By Ricky Passarelli:

As the political conflict continues in South Sudan, feuding sides have yet to realize that impending famine could disarm them both. While governments throughout

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Stimson’s South Asia programming to reduce nuclear dangers

July 10, 2014

By Michael Krepon: 

The Stimson Center first ventured into South Asia in 1992, carrying a toolbox of confidence-building and nuclear risk-reduction measures that helped keep the Cold

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Equipping a UN peacekeeping force for the future

July 10, 2014

By Jessica Sun: 

From UAVs to advanced mapping technology, the United Nations is turning to 21st century tools to meet modern peacekeeping challenges. According to Hervé Ladsous, the

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