Conflict Zones and Human Rights

Conflict Zones and Human Rights

War and failure of security institutions leads to crises and abuses affecting local civilian populations. Stimson experts develop effective measures to prevent and respond to violence as well as work toward creating effective and accountable security institutions.

 

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Current Research

June 7, 2018 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

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

April 12, 2018 | EXPERT: Richard Ponzio

March 13, 2018 | EXPERT: Aditi Gorur

A fundamental principle of United Nations (U.N.) peacekeeping is that missions deploy only with the consent of the main parties to a conflict, including the host-state government. READ MORE

February 23, 2018 | EXPERT: Richard Ponzio

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’ much anticipated Report on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace was recently released, in the READ MORE

January 10, 2018 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

January 10, 2018 | EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

International arms sales represent an enduring and prominent feature of American foreign policy. The United States sells or licenses the sale of weapons to other governments to advance its foreign policy, security, and economic interests. READ MORE

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