Spotlight

Revisiting Marshall: Hope for Private Sector Growth in the Middle East

March 03, 2015

Op-ed by Ellen Laipson and Rob Havers;

Report by Ellen Laipson with Kevin Wheeler: 

The hope for a transformation of the Middle East into more open and dynamic states has foundered on

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Smart Security Through Technology and Innovation

March 03, 2015

By Johan Bergenas: 

Since September 2013, the Stimson Center has participated in a wildlife security project researching, evaluating, and deploying technology and innovation in response

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The Obama Administration is Seeking the Right Deal with Iran

March 02, 2015

By Michael Krepon: 

The negotiating end game with Iran is upon us. The Obama administration had no choice but to hold fast to the March 31st deadline, allowing further time only to

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First Formal Arms Trade Treaty Preparatory Meeting held in Port of Spain, Trinidad

March 02, 2015

By Rachel Stohl: 

After an absence from a previous key meeting, the United Sates returned to the international effort to prepare for the effective implementation of the Arms Trade

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What Obama’s Drone Export Policy Really Means

February 27, 2015

It seems like drones are everywhere in Washington. A drone landed on the White House lawn, the Federal Aviation Administration released

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Dams and Food Security in the Mekong: Visiting the Don Sahong Dam

February 27, 2015

This is the second in a two-part series of Spotlights documenting Stimson Research Associate Courtney Weatherby’s travel to the Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. Weatherby

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Dams and Food Security in the Mekong: Site Visits to the Xayaburi and Don Sahong Dam Projects

February 25, 2015

This is the first in a two-part series of Spotlights documenting Stimson Research Associate Courtney Weatherby’s travel to Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. Weatherby along with

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The Stimson Center’s New Location

February 24, 2015

As of January 20, 2015, the Stimson Center is now located at 1211 Connecticut Ave, NW on the 8th floor.  This state of the art, innovative space is a fitting new home as the Center

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Obama’s Strategy Poses Challenge for Japan

February 23, 2015

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

On Feb. 6, U.S. President Barack Obama issued his administration’s second National Security Strategy. The document was released without much fanfare — after all, a

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Arms, Wildlife and Disease: The Need for Integrated Responses to Complex Transnational Challenges

February 20, 2015

By Shannon Dick: 

The proliferation of conventional weapons, wildlife trafficking and the spread of disease profoundly affects many African countries. The unchecked flow of arms,

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