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November 2, 2015 | Doors open 10:15 a.m. Event starts 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

October 29, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

In 2004, the U.N. Security Council adopted resolution 1540 calling for all States to take steps to prevent proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery. The Security Council requires a comprehensive review in 2016 of the resolution's implementation. READ MORE

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October 28, 2015 | 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

A panel discussion on opportunities for incentives such as insurance, finance and limited liability to reduce nuclear risk while providing a return on investment to operators. READ MORE

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October 19, 2015 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 A panel discussion on the humanitarian consequences of using nuclear weapons, and the morality of nuclear deterrence. READ MORE

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October 9, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The decision by the National Assembly of Laos to approve the concession for the Don Sahong Dam has reignited concerns and criticism of the current development model, which includes 11 large dams on the mainstream of the Mekong River. READ MORE

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September 3, 2015 | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

In the discussion of "Japan's contribution to peace," there is often an overwhelming level of attention on the activities of the Japan Self-Defense Forces.  However, in reality, Japan has a much longer history in supporting fragile states through humanitarian and other non-military assistance eff READ MORE

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August 27, 2015 | 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

A commercial pathway for Pakistan to join the mainstream in the global nuclear order is highly unlikely. READ MORE

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August 20, 2015 | Thursday, August 20, 2015, 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Taiwan was a symbol of "Free China" during the Cold War era. Democratization and the rise of local identity after the 1990s transformed the nature of the society into an indigenous regime. READ MORE

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July 30, 2015 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

From enflaming sectarian tensions to undermining governance and economic development, the expansion of ISIS continues to pose grave risks to Iraq and the broader Middle East. Stimson and the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) held a discussion featuring views and perspectives from AUIS scholars and students examining the nature of the ISIS threat, and the related territorial, demographic and socio-economic consequences. Students from Kurdistan and other parts of Iraq joined through video links. READ MORE

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