60 Million Depending on the Mekong, Dams Threaten Livelihoods

July 01, 2015

Senior Associate Richard Cronin discuses Stimson’s work in the Lower Mekong Basin in Southeast Asia. There are highly contested plans over the construction of up to eleven hydropower

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Ambassador William Harrop: A Foreign Service Career Distinguished by Impact

June 29, 2015

Earlier this month the American Foreign Service Association honored former Stimson trustee Ambassador William Harrop with its 2015 Lifetime Contributions to American Diplomacy Award

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Local Education Could Be Key Factor in Future Army Base Realignment Decisions

June 25, 2015

Inconsistent Standards and Performance Exist in Communities Heavily Dependent on Military Wages across US

Communities that host Army bases could see their economies substantially

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Aligning Justice and Security Interventions to Revamp the UN

June 24, 2015

By Ellen Laipson: 

This fall the United Nations will celebrate its 70th birthday. As for most 70-somethings, the commemoration evokes nostalgia for a more idealistic time, reflections

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Pakistan: Lessons from the India-US Nuclear Deal

June 23, 2015


During the seventh round of the U.S.-Pakistan Security, Strategic Stability, and Nonproliferation (SSS&NP) working group earlier this month, Pakistan again demanded an

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Brian Eyler Joins Stimson’s Southeast Asia Program

June 17, 2015

The Stimson Center announced today the appointment of Brian Eyler as Deputy Director for Stimson's Southeast Asia program. Eyler’s expertise will complement Stimson’s vital work on the

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New Report of the Commission on Global Security, Justice & Governance

June 16, 2015

Earlier today at the Peace Palace in The Hague, former U.S. Secretary of State Dr. Madeleine Albright and former Nigerian Foreign Minister and UN Under-Secretary-General for Political

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Iran Talks Lurch On, but All Eyes Already on ‘Day After the Deal’

June 12, 2015

By Ellen Laipson: 

In the weeks since the Lausanne talks that set a late June goal for a formal agreement regarding Iran’s nuclear activities, the media coverage and political discourse

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Sorry, Hardliners: Iran Wants a Nuclear Deal

June 09, 2015

By Geneive Abdo: 

It is no secret that Iran’s political elites are divided over many issues involving a final deal Iran might strike with the West over its nuclear program. But public

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Growing Dangers on the Subcontinent

June 08, 2015

By Michael Krepon: 

Very bad news often follows when adversaries give up on improved relations. We’re at this juncture now on the Subcontinent. High-ranking Indian and Pakistani

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