Answering the President’s Call on Wildlife Trafficking

February 11, 2015

One year ago President Obama released a strategy for combating wildlife trafficking. In this Spotlight, Managing Across Boundaries Deputy Director Johan Bergenas discusses how Stimson

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Nuclear Visions and Nuclear Budgets

February 09, 2015

By Barry Blechman and Kara Junttila:

President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget request continues the political gamesmanship that has plagued the U.S. government for five years.

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Using Military Assistance to Combat the Use of Child Soldiers

February 06, 2015

By Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick: 

It has been almost one year since Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General for Children in Armed Conflict, launched

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Acting Smartly on Military Compensation

February 04, 2015

By Matthew Leatherman: 

Over the past ten days, Congress has received two reports that, taken together, raise the possibility of changing regular service-member’s compensation in

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A Case for Climate Security in the Arctic Council Agenda

February 02, 2015

By Diane French: 

Climate change in the Arctic is pushing—indeed, demanding—a reframing of modern security. Security in the twenty-first century can no longer be adequately

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Abdullah’s Real Legacy

January 29, 2015

By Ellen Laipson: 

When the recently deceased Saudi king, Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, was crown prince, Western capitals worried that, when he eventually assumed the throne, Abdullah would

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Nunn-Lugar, R.I.P.

January 29, 2015

By Michael Krepon: 

The most important post-Cold War initiative to reduce nuclear dangers undertaken by the United States has come to a quiet, unceremonious end. Cooperative threat

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Stimson Ranked Top 25 US Think Tank

January 28, 2015

In a new study released today, Stimson was ranked 24th in the category of “Top Think Tanks in the United States.” The study by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the

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Joshua T. White Named Co-Director of Stimson South Asia Program

January 27, 2015

The Stimson Center announced today that Joshua T. White has been promoted to Senior Associate and Co-Director of the South Asia program. White will lead the program with Stimson

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The Geopolitics of Natural Gas Hydrates, the Other Unconventional

January 26, 2015

By Owen McAleer: 

There is an emerging possibility that hydrates will take on a greater role in the coming years as a valuable natural resource. Unlike shallower gas reserves in the

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