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December 8, 2017 | EXPERT: Michael Krepon

Quote of the week: “A ‘no first use’ policy would be the end of flexible response and thus of the very credibility of the Western strategy of deterrence.” READ MORE

August 16, 2017

By Emily Kabeshita READ MORE

September 26, 2013 | EXPERT: Brian Finlay , EXPERT: Nate Olson

There is urgent need for a "new normal" in public-private relationships on security issues. This report aims to kick-start a new dialogue on making that a reality. READ MORE

June 10, 2013 |

The attempted Christmas Day bombing of a Northwest flight from Amsterdam to Detroit once again thrust airport security into the headlines. READ MORE

May 15, 2013 | EXPERT: Brian Finlay

A discussion with Brian Michael Jenkins about his new book, "When Armies Divide: The Security of Nuclear Arsenals During Revolts, Coups and Civil Wars." READ MORE

November 13, 2012 | EXPERT: Johan Bergenas

Johan Bergenas spoke at a conference titled E3DS Summit (energy, environment, economics, defense and securit), co-presented by IHS and Dynamixx, on global and regional security and development challenges and the role that innovative partnerships can play. READ MORE

May 26, 2011

Ambassador Bloomfield sat down with Alain Le Roy, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping, for this month's Chairman's Forum. Mr. Le Roy discussed the role of peacekeeping operations in the world today, as well as other topics related to international peace and security. Mr. READ MORE

January 4, 2011 | EXPERT: Gordon Adams , EXPERT: Matthew Leatherman

The United States faces a watershed moment: it must decide whether to increase its already massive debt in order to continue being the world’s sheriff or restrain its military missions and focus on economic recovery. READ MORE

September 7, 2010

Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr. sat down with Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman on September 7, 2010 for the Stimson Center's third Chairman's Forum. READ MORE

August 30, 2010

Brian Finlay discusses the threat posed by WMD terrorism on Lexington Insurance Homeland Security Series. Click here to watch the podcast.  READ MORE

July 1, 2009 | EXPERT: Eric Lief , EXPERT: Julie E. Fischer ,

This report represents an effort to map the United States government’s engagement in global health activities as a basis for analysis and to help decision makers understand the scope and organization of programs, policies, authorities, funding and coordinating mechanisms that comprise US support READ MORE

April 28, 2009

By Julie E. Fischer - Crowds in surgical masks scurry between skyscrapers, grimly focused on getting from point A to B while evading a contagion that could be anywhere. In 2003, it was SARS in Hong Kong, Taipei, Beijing. Now, it's swine flu in Mexico City. READ MORE

September 5, 2008 | EXPERT: Ellen Laipson , EXTERNAL: Jesper Gronvall , EXPERT: Julie E. Fischer

The Stimson Center, in collaboration with the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, explored how current information and intelligence systems support homeland security officials in the United States and the European Union with the release of the report, New Information and Intellgence N READ MORE

July 15, 2008

Q&A with Michael Aisenberg If the national security strategy to secure cyberspace was an accurate statement of the cyber security threats we face, why has the experience since 2003 been less than satisfactory? READ MORE

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