RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

December 14, 2018 | Issue Brief

Five years ago, governments from around the world adopted the first legally-binding treaty to regulate the international transfer of conventional weapons in order to bring greater transparency and responsibility to the global arms trade. READ MORE

September 12, 2018 | Stimson Spotlight
August 23, 2018 | Report

Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly referred to as drones, have become a mainstay of military operations around the world. Yet with their unique characteristics, drones present several challenges. READ MORE

By Rachel Stohl, Shannon Dick, and Cassandra Cronin READ MORE

Drones have become a mainstay of U.S. counterterrorism operations and national security policy writ large. READ MORE

The first year of the Trump administration demonstrated President Trump’s willingness to continue to rely on armed drones to conduct U.S. military and counterterrorism operations, though key questions remain about the administration’s approach to and reported revisions of U.S. drone policy. READ MORE