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Growing global populations have accelerated demand for energy worldwide. Stimson experts examine the geopolitical and security implications arising from regional and state energy demands.

 

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Current Research

August 29, 2019 | EXPERT: Jenny Town , EXPERT: Samantha Pitz

In an attempt to address the country’s electrical energy needs, the DPRK is placing greater emphasis on the construction and utilization of both hydroelectric and coal-powered, thermal-electric power plants. READ MORE

May 10, 2019

Featured News Food Crisis Threat Lingers Post-Cyclone Idai READ MORE

February 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby

Stimson’s Southeast Asia Program is pleased to share the fifth issue brief in Stimson’s Letters from the Mekong series, which explores the vital role that Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake plays in the Mekong and identifies alternative pathways for development which can optimize trade-offs to th READ MORE

September 27, 2018 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby

Over the past decade, the United Arab Emirates has emerged as a global leader in renewable energy innovation. READ MORE

February 20, 2018 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby

Countries in the Mekong Basin need a strategic, basin-wide approach to efficiently develop the basin’s water and energy resources in ways that protect the natural productivity of the river system. READ MORE

July 25, 2017 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby

This issue brief, the fourth in Stimson’s “Letters from the Mekong” series, explores the shifting terrain for power sector development in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), analyzing hydropower within the context of a broader range of emerging factors and opportunities that could lead to a trans READ MORE

July 2, 2017 | EXPERT: Debra Decker

While Iran and North Korea nuclear challenges capture the news, another nuclear front is unfolding – in nuclear energy. READ MORE

January 5, 2017 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby , EXPERT: Richard Cronin

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

November 8, 2016 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby , EXPERT: Richard Cronin

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

October 12, 2016 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby , EXPERT: Richard Cronin

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

September 19, 2016 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

Discussion about a fourth option for the Myitsone dam project has generated great interest in Myanmar and China since late June. READ MORE

April 4, 2016 | EXPERT: Debra Decker

The Heat interviewed the following guests about Nuclear Security Summit: READ MORE

June 18, 2015 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler

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

March 10, 2015

The Stimson Center will release a new collection of essays in April, Deterrence Instability and Nuclear Weapons in South Asia. One of these essays, "Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons: Operational Myths and Realities," by Jeffrey D. McCausland, is being released early to whet the appetite of readers. READ MORE

February 25, 2015 | EXPERT: Brian Finlay

Stimson Vice President and Director for Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries initiative Brian Finlay joins a round table, "Big Opportunities for New Partners," on the role of the private sector and other actors in regard to the future of nuclear security. READ MORE

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