RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

November 8, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

By Brian Eyler, Courtney Weatherby, and Richard Cronin: READ MORE

This issue brief—the third in Stimson’s “Letters from the Mekong” series — continues to challenge the prevailing narrative that the current rapid pace of dam construction on the Mekong River in mainland Southeast Asia will continue until the entire river is turned into a series of reservoirs. READ MORE

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Watch the event video below or click here. READ MORE

Watch the event video below or click here. READ MORE

President Obama’s fast-approaching visit to Vietnam provides opportunities to discuss one of the most pressing challenges facing mainland Southeast Asia: water resource management in the context of drought, the impacts of climate change, and continued development of hydropower and rising tensions READ MORE

China needs to promote sustainable practices in the Mekong region, rather than simply shifting its carbon footprint downstream. Read the full article here.   READ MORE

January 13, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

Following last night's State of the Union address — the last of Barack Obama's presidency — experts from the nonpartisan Stimson Center analyze and provide context on the president's remarks: READ MORE

As the impacts of climate change become increasingly visible on the global scale, long-term viability of current development plans for many developing countries will require re-thinking and new policy approaches. READ MORE

It’s somewhat surprising that the South China Sea is not on the agenda of this week’s APEC meeting given a majority of the world’s container trade passes through the disputed area. READ MORE

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

September 17, 2015 | Opinion

The Obama administration has once again named Myanmar and Laos to its list of twenty-two countries determined to be major drug trafficking countries or major drug transit countries. READ MORE

June 18, 2015 | Stimson Spotlight

The Stimson Center announced today the appointment of Brian Eyler as Deputy Director for Stimson's Southeast Asia program. READ MORE

China’s ‘new silk roads’ will have huge environmental consequences in Asia and Africa as giant infrastructure projects open up remote areas and build links reaching as far as Europe READ MORE

China needs to promote sustainable practices in the Mekong region, rather than simply shifting its carbon footprint downstream, argues Brian Eyler READ MORE

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