Stimson Center

  • It is understandable that the American public generally doesn’t know much about nuclear weapons – how many there are, how much they cost, why we still have so many. The topic has not been “news” for most of the past fifteen years or so. Media attention on security issues instead gravitates toward the major crises of the day. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the intermittent but predictable Israeli-Palestinian clashes.

    September 23, 2014 - By Paul Carroll
  • Holistic Approach to Nonproliferation

    In honor of National Women’s History Month, each week Ploughshares Fund will be honoring the women who have been instrumental in advocating for nuclear nonproliferation and recognizing leaders in the field.  Since one month is not enough to speak on all the amazing women in nonproliferation, we present you with a Bonus Week! Guest Blogger Ellen Laipson, President and CEO of the Stimson Center, was kind enough to share her thoughts on nonproliferation and the work being done at Stimson.

    April 5, 2013 - By admin
  • Last week, Ploughshares Fund grantee, the Stimson Center released a new report by co-founder and distinguished fellow Barry Blechman examining tensions between the U.S. and Russia over Iran's nuclear program and laying out options for resolution of the crisis. It's a practical, nonpartisan look at one of the most high-stakes political arguments in the news today. Ploughshares Fund gets the inside scoop from Blechman in a short interview below. 

    March 22, 2012 - By admin