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Feb 12, 2014, 16:53 ET New Effort to Combat Poaching, Environmental Crime is Unveiled by Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative

The Stimson Center's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative (MAB) today launches a new program on Environmental Crime. The program represents a...


Jan 14, 2014, 13:32 ET Stimson Center Report Says Fighting Between Myanmar Government and Kachin Insurgents Likely to Continue

 A Stimson Center report issued today says major disagreements between Myanmar's government and the Kachin ethnic minority make it...


Jan 13, 2014, 09:46 ET Stimson Center Report Says U.S. and Japan Would Benefit By Working Together to Strengthen Their Alliance

A Stimson Center report issued today says the United States and Japan would both benefit by jointly initiating a pragmatic and collaborative...


Jan 09, 2014, 13:39 ET Duane Andrews, Lori Fisler Damrosch, Laurie S. Fulton and Brett B. Lambert Join Stimson Center Board

 Four new members have been appointed to three-year terms on the Stimson Center Board of Directors, Stimson President and CEO Ellen Laipson...


Jan 07, 2014, 10:00 ET Stimson Center Report Calls for Global Effort to Cut Poaching and Other Wildlife Crimes That Fund Terrorists

Governments around the world should work with each other, local residents and the private sector to reduce poaching and wildlife crimes that are...


Nov 18, 2013, 11:41 ET Atlantic Council/Stimson Center Report Urges Policymakers to Prioritize Cities

A report issued jointly today by the Atlantic Council and the Stimson Center, "The Security of Cities: Ecology and Conflict on an Urbanizing...


Nov 12, 2013, 14:01 ET Stimson Center Honors Nokia and James Stavridis with Pragmatist + Idealist Awards Nov. 15

The Stimson Center will honor Nokia Corporation and retired U.S. Navy Admiral James Stavridis – now dean of the Fletcher School of Law and...


Sep 26, 2013, 10:27 ET Jane Holl Lute and Fred Whitridge, Jr. Join Stimson Center Board

 Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security and United Nations official Jane Holl Lute and investment firm president Fred Whitridge, Jr....


Sep 24, 2013, 08:00 ET Stimson Center Advisory Committee Recommends 27 Specific Changes to U.S. Defense Budget to Strengthen National Security While Saving $50 Billion Annually

Senior national security experts and former government officials convened by the Stimson Center today issued a report outlining a new defense...


Sep 17, 2013, 10:13 ET Stimson Center Essays Examine U.S.-China Space Relations

 The Stimson Center today issued a collection of six essays titled "Anti-satellite Weapons, Deterrence and Sino-American Space Relations,"...


Sep 16, 2013, 12:21 ET Stimson Center Report Recommends Increased China-Myanmar Cooperation on Investment

 Chinese investors and the government of Myanmar should work together to reduce distrust and hostility and increase responsible investment in...


Sep 04, 2013, 06:30 ET Stimson Center and Bloggers in India and Pakistan Launch Website to Encourage Cross-Border Dialogue

Working with bloggers in India and Pakistan, the Stimson Center today launched a website called South Asian Voices: Generation Why to stimulate a...


May 29, 2013, 13:32 ET Stimson Center Launches Task Force on Drone Policy Headed By Retired Gen. John P. Abizaid

 Retired Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, the former commander of the U.S. Central Command, will lead a new Stimson Center Task Force on U.S. Drone...


May 15, 2013, 10:45 ET Stimson Center Initiative Expands to Seek Solutions To Wider Range of International Security Threats

 The Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at the Stimson Center is expanding to seek practical solutions to a broader range of security...


May 13, 2013, 10:46 ET Stimson Report Compiles Recommendations for Defense Cuts

In an effort to help policymakers determine how to reduce the Defense Department budget without cutting essential combat capabilities, a Stimson...


May 08, 2013, 10:39 ET Discussion With Brian Michael Jenkins On Dangers Of Unconventional Nuclear Proliferation

The Stimson Center presents: (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/DC68405LOGO) WHEN: Wednesday, May 15, 1:30 to 3 p.m. WHERE: The...


Apr 02, 2013, 16:25 ET Stimson Center Senior Associate Welcomes Arms Treaty Approval

Rachel Stohl, a senior associate at the Stimson Center who has served as a consultant for six years to the United Nations on the Arms Trade Treaty...


Mar 20, 2013, 13:18 ET Report Calls for India-Pakistan Cooperation on Water

 India and Pakistan will both benefit if they work together to peacefully share and conserve the vitally important waters of the Indus River...


Feb 28, 2013, 09:10 ET Stimson Center Wins $1 Million MacArthur Foundation Award

 Stimson Center Chairman of the Board Lincoln Bloomfield, Jr., and President and CEO Ellen Laipson today welcomed the announcement by the...


Nov 15, 2012, 09:07 ET Independent Task Force Of Former Military Officers And Defense Experts Calls For New Defense Strategy That Addresses 21st Century Threats

Says Changes to Improve U.S. Security are Possible Even Within Budget Constraints The changing global security landscape and worsening...