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April 15, 2014 / By Alison Giffen
Alison Giffen speaks on recent trip to Central African Republic

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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April 02, 2014 / By Rachel Stohl
Establishing the Baseline – The Arms Trade Treaty, One Year Later

By Rachel Stohl: 

The landscape for the global conventional arms trade changed dramatically a year ago when the UN General Assembly adopted the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) on April 2, 2013,

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February 11, 2014 / By Barry Blechman
Time to look beyond the UN climate negotiations

By Barry Blechman and Ruth Greenspan Bell - Secretary of State John Kerry should be saluted for energizing US policy on climate change and pushing for global progress toward containment

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February 05, 2014 / By Alison Giffen
How the U.N. should handle South Sudan

By Alison Giffen - Tens of thousands of people in fear for their lives are sheltering inside six United Nations bases in the world's youngest country, South Sudan. They have fled to

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January 22, 2014 / By Mona Yacoubian
Geneva Likely to be ‘An Exercise in Checking the Box’

The Geneva II peace talks are set to commence a week from today, and observers inside and outside the country see little cause for optimism. Syria's political opposition remains deeply

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