Spotlight

Innovating for Success: Stimson’s History of Nonproliferation Pragmatism

May 19, 2014

By Brian Finlay: 

Twenty-five years ago, the shape of modern international relations was fundamentally transformed with a wave of revolutions that swept across the Eastern bloc.

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Private business and peacebuilding: more than a burden of funding

May 15, 2014

By Jillian Foerster: 

It is no secret that businesses make calculations in pursuit of profit.  Nonetheless, satisfying shareholders can be compatible with social and

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Proposed US Arms Sales to Egypt Could Test New Conventional Arms Policy

May 13, 2014

By Shannon Dick and Rachel Stohl: 

While Egypt prepares for presidential elections on May 26-27, 2014, the Obama administration and the US Congress are debating whether to reinstate

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Putting environmental crimes on the defense and security agenda

May 08, 2014

By Johan Bergenas and Jillian Foerster: 

Last month, amid nonstop coverage of the Ukrainian crisis and an onslaught of domestic U.S. issues, the New York Times published an editorial

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Reducing Nuclear Dangers

May 05, 2014

By Barry M. Blechman: 

Activities to reduce the dangers of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction have been prominent elements in Stimson’s agenda throughout its 25 year

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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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