Stimson in the News

Stimson’s Conventional Defense Program data cited in Associated Press

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) – President Barack Obama has issued waivers that continue millions of dollars in U.S. military assistance for troubled South Sudan and six other nations where child soldiers have been used, disappointing advocates who say his administration hasn’t made curbing the use of children in combat a higher priority.


Under the waiver, South Sudan could receive $30 million in fiscal year 2017 for peacekeeping support, according to the Washington-based Stimson Center policy research group.

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