Spotlight

Stimson’s 25th Anniversary Celebration Gallery

October 30, 2014

Last Thursday, October 23rd 2014, the Stimson Center held its 25th Anniversary Gala, honoring Ashton B. Carter, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense; Timothy E. Wirth, Vice Chair of

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Stimson’s 25th Anniversary: A Quarter Century of Impact and Innovation

October 29, 2014

Photo, left to right: Nobuko Sasae; Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, Embassy of Japan to the United States; Barry Blechman, Co-Founder, Stimson; Ashton B. Carter, former U.S. Deputy

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US-UK Mutual Defense Agreement: A Violation of International Law?

October 29, 2014

By James McKeon: 

“The great alliance between the United States and the United Kingdom is rooted in shared interests and shared values,” President Obama proclaimed with UK Prime

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The Karen Conflict: Divisions Challenge Myanmar’s Peace Process

October 27, 2014

By Courtney Weatherby and Robert Hutton: 

Renewed fighting in Myanmar’s Mon and Karen States between factions of the Karen resistance and the Burmese military broke out in late

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The Arms Trade Treaty-Baseline Assessment Project: Initial Findings and Current State Practice

October 22, 2014

Rachel Stohl:

In two months the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) — the first global treaty to establish legally binding standards regulating the international trade in conventional arms — will

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Reducing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in African Union Peacekeeping

October 21, 2014

By Jenna Stern: 

One month ago, Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a report that accused internationally-funded African Union peacekeepers in Somalia of raping women and girls as young

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Amidst migration crisis, can EU manage its borders?

October 20, 2014

By Ariella Knight: 

Summer came to a bloody end with reports that up to 750 migrants heading to Europe perished on the Mediterranean Sea in mid-September. The record-breaking

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Stimson’s Environmental Security program launches Conflict Basins: Regions at Risk

October 16, 2014

Dear Friends of the Environmental Security Program, 

Since the Environmental Security Program began its work four years ago, the sustainable and cooperative management of shared water

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Hypersonic weapons could create new arms race

October 15, 2014

By Lt. Col. Jeff Schreiner: 

With nuclear technology the adage that “you can’t put the genie back in the bottle” is widely used. What if we are standing at the threshold of a technology

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Regulating the International Arms Trade

October 14, 2014

By Rachel Stohl:

When the Stimson Center was founded twenty-five years ago, the global security environment was undergoing a major shift, generating new worries created by the end of

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