Spotlight

Stimson’s South Asia programming to reduce nuclear dangers

July 10, 2014

By Michael Krepon: 

The Stimson Center first ventured into South Asia in 1992, carrying a toolbox of confidence-building and nuclear risk-reduction measures that helped keep the Cold

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Equipping a UN peacekeeping force for the future

July 10, 2014

By Jessica Sun: 

From UAVs to advanced mapping technology, the United Nations is turning to 21st century tools to meet modern peacekeeping challenges. According to Hervé Ladsous, the

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Good News, Bad News Story from US Landmines Announcement

July 07, 2014

By Rachel Stohl and Shannon Dick: 

Fifteen years after the Mine Ban Treaty entered into force, countries and people around the world are still threatened by the deadly scourge of

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Recommendations and Report of the Stimson Task Force on US Drone Policy

June 30, 2014

Rachel Stohl, Senior Associate, Managing Across Boundaries

 

The Stimson Task Force on US Drone Policy released its report and recommendations on June 26 at the National Press Club

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Climate Change in Southeast Asia: ASEAN Needs to Act Now to Forge a Common Approach

June 30, 2014

By Courtney Weatherby: 

June was unexpectedly active for climate change, with announcements from the U.S. and China that could influence ASEAN’s future development. On June 2, 2014, the

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East Asian Security

June 30, 2014

By Alan Romberg, Yun Sun and Yuki Tatsumi:

Long before the Obama era "pivot" or "rebalance" to Asia, Stimson scholars were working on Asian security issues, with a particular focus on

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Change in collective self-defense must be meaningful

June 27, 2014

Discussions on revising the current interpretation of Article 9 of Constitution are intensifying. In May 2014, the Advisory Panel on Reconstruction of the Legal Basis for Security

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Unauthorized Retransfers: A Challenge to Security and the Legitimate Arms Trade

June 23, 2014

By Rachel Stohl, Senior Associate, and Jessica Kosmider: 

Have you ever wondered where Boko Haram, ISIS, pro-Russian Ukrainian separatists or Syrian rebels acquire their

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Book Review: Bringing Pakistan In From the Cold

June 17, 2014

Review by Joshua T. White: 

Since the earliest days following the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, policymakers in the United States and Europe have struggled to envision a

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Geography Matters – Stimson’s Regional Security Programs

June 13, 2014

By Ellen Laipson and Michael Krepon: 

We are reflecting on our first quarter century in this series of essays; in this installment we explain the evolution of Stimson’s work on key

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