On the eve of the first anniversary the Global Food Security Act (GFSA) of 2016, the Schar School of Public Policy and George Mason University and the Stimson Center convened a group of over fifty experts representing the U.S. Department of State (DOS), the U.S. READ MORE

December 5, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of Presidential Inbox 2017 — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office. READ MORE

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October 5, 2016 | Paper

We are witnessing a revolution in food. READ MORE

Conflict Cuisine examines the nexus of food and war.  Included in this study is the practice of culinary diplomacy and gastrodiplomacy by governments and citizens of countries that have experienced war or conflict. READ MORE

April 4, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

Experts from the nonpartisan Stimson Center analyze President Obama's nuclear legacy in light of the conclusion of the final  READ MORE

Expo Milan, a World’s Fair whose central theme was feeding the planet, officially closed its doors on Oct. 31, after six months that saw 20 million visitors pass through this once swampy area on the outskirts of the city’s industrial center. READ MORE

August 11, 2015 | Stimson Spotlight

The notion that the Atlantic Ocean connects North America to Europe is ingrained in the geographic DNA of most Americans by the time they finish grade school.  READ MORE

April 22, 2015 | Stimson Spotlight

Food security as a policy issue has evolved to reflect the dynamism of global events. The increasing attention paid to food’s impact on poverty, humanitarian crises, conflicts and climate change all suggest that food security is a national security concern.  READ MORE

Co-written by Managing Director Brian Finlay, Senior Advisor Johanna Mendelson Forman, and Scoville Fellow James McKeon,the newest report from the Stimson Center’s Managing Across Boundaries initiative, entitled Beyond Boundaries in Brazil: Innovating for Proliferation Prevention, examines Brazil’s role as a proponent of more holistic solutions for enduring security challenges. READ MORE

Brian Finlay and Johanna Mendelson Forman have written a chapter on Managing Transnational Border Threats: Brazil as a Global Mentor, which is included in a new publication, "Multilateral Security Governance." READ MORE

June 6, 2014 | Stimson Spotlight

The mood in Brazil is sour. With the much-coveted World Cup games less than a month away, it is hard to find the joy among Brazilians about this upcoming global event. READ MORE

December 27, 2013 | Stimson Spotlight

By Johanna Mendelson Forman and Brian Finlay -- In the 20 years since the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement, NAFTA, by President George H.W. READ MORE