Spotlight

Barack Obama goes to Asia

May 05, 2014

By Alan D. Romberg: 

On his recent trip to Asia, President Obama had some very broad objectives. He wanted to tie U.S. policy in Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia more closely together.

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Kerry should use first African visit to shore up support for peacekeeping missions

May 02, 2014

By Alison Giffen: 

BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of Congo - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's first trip to sub-Saharan Africa is underway, and there is no better time to focus world

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Were high international food prices an “early warning” of the Arab Spring? Probably not.

April 28, 2014

By Richard Cincotta: 

The spike in high international food prices, in late 2010, which coincided with the demonstrations and regime changes in North Africa has become a popular

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Pragmatic Steps Toward Ideal Objectives

April 28, 2014

By Ellen Laipson: 

This year, Stimson celebrates its 25th anniversary.  We’re proud of our record of innovative analysis and action to fulfill our original motto “pragmatic steps toward

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Obama’s Asia trip: manifestation of its own limits

April 27, 2014

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

On Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama finished his four-country Asia trip. The trip was evenly divided between Northeast Asia (Japan and South Korea) and Southeast

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Japan updates arms export policy

April 24, 2014

By Shannon Dick and Hana Rudolph: 

On April 1, three weeks before President Obama's arrival in Tokyo, Japan announced the revision of its arms export principles to allow the country to

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Obama’s visit to Japan: Changing perceptions is key to success

April 23, 2014

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

President Barack Obama will visit Tokyo as the first stop of his Asia trip later this week. In his brief, two-day visit, he will meet with Prime Minister Abe to

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Are medical radioisotopes contributing to global nuclear insecurity?

April 22, 2014

By Gerson Sher: 

Nuclear medicine requires the use of medical radioisotopes for a wide variety of procedures, which have saved millions of lives. The most commonly used medical

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Scaring the Allies: The Overseas Implications of Budget Rhetoric

April 17, 2014

By John Cappel: 

For the past several years, civilian defense officials, uniformed military leaders, and members of Congress have been warning about the negative consequences of defense

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Alison Giffen speaks on recent trip to Central African Republic

April 15, 2014

Stimson expert Alison Giffen explains her recent trip to the Central African Republic and the effects of a recent UN resolution. 

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