Spotlight

Opportunities for Gulf Arab Countries with Iran Deal

May 20, 2015

Stimson President and CEO Ellen Laipson discusses the potential for a positive outcome for the Iran nuclear deal and opportunities for cooperation with Iran in the region.

"This is a

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Cindy Vestergaard Joins Stimson as Nonresident Fellow

May 18, 2015

The Stimson Center announced today that Cindy Vestergaard has been appointed as a Nonresident Fellow for the Managing Across Boundaries initiative.

“Cindy is an emerging rock star in

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Celebrating the Arms Trade Treaty

May 15, 2015

Stimson celebrated the entry into force of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) with an evening reception on Tuesday, May 12 featuring the “50 Celebrating 50” photo exhibit from the Control Arms

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Protecting U.S. Security by Minimizing the Role of Nuclear Weapons: A New U.S. Nuclear Policy

May 14, 2015

A new report finds that the U.S. has mistakenly pursued a nuclear strategy that is costly and out of touch with 21st century security needs. The report titled, Protecting U.S.

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Stark Choices Left if Iran Talks Fail

May 13, 2015

Stimson's Co-Founder Barry Blechman discusses the ongoing Iran nuclear negotiations and what’s at stake if negotiations fail.

"I can't emphasize enough how important these talks are,"

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Japan Must Deliver Under New Defense Rules

May 13, 2015

By Yuki Tatsumi: 

The new Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, announced on April 27, have been celebrated by many as something “historic.” The U.S.-Japan Joint Vision

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Will Tunisia’s Democracy Survive? A View from Political Demography

May 12, 2015

By Richard Cincotta: 

Among the few bright spots in the 2015 Freedom in the World Report, the brightest may be Tunisia, which for the first time was assessed as “free” – Freedom House’s

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Indonesia’s Global Maritime Nexus: Implications for Illegal Fishing

May 11, 2015

By Kara Junttila and Courtney Weatherby: 

Illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing impose huge economic costs on Indonesia. To combat this challenge, Indonesian President Joko

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Stimson Center Hosts His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang

May 08, 2015

The Stimson Center was honored to host a discussion with His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgön Chetsang on the environmental challenges facing the Himalayan regions of India, Bhutan, and

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Help! The Stimson Connector Initiative Pilot Project on Trade Controls

May 06, 2015

By Debra Decker: 

Can civil society be engaged to help address international security issues? Governmental organizations have insufficient resources in funding and skills to address

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