Our Programs

  • Project on Defense Alternatives Project on Defense Alternatives

    Adapting military policy to the challenges and opportunities of the new era.

  • Win Without War Win Without War

    Win Without War is a national leader in the fight to promote a more progressive national security strategy. Our campaign-style operation aggressively attacks right-wing distortion while pushing our elected leaders to stand up against the politicization of our national security.  Formed in 2002 to lead the first national campaign against the war in Iraq and the disastrous policies of the Bush/Cheney Administration, our coalition reflects the diversity of the progressive movement.

  • Security Assistance Monitor Security Assistance Monitor

    A program of the Center for International Policy, in collaboration with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, Latin America Working Group Education Fund, Project on Middle East Democracy and Washington Office on Latin America. By informing policymakers, media, scholars, NGOs and the public about trends and issues related to U.S. foreign security assistance, we seek to enhance transparency and promote greater oversight of U.S. military and police aid, arms sales and training.

  • Arms & Security Project Arms & Security Project

    The Arms and Security Project engages in media outreach and public education aimed at promoting reforms in U.S. policies on nuclear weapons, military spending and the arms trade. It seeks to advance the notion that diplomacy and international cooperation are the most effective tools for protecting the United States. 

  • The Americas Program The Americas Program

    With more than 35 years of experience in Latin American news and analysis, the Americas Program of the Center for International Policy is a leading source of information for activists, academics and citizens concerned about US foreign policy in Latin America, human rights and movements for social justice within the hemisphere. From our office in Mexico City, the Americas Program publishes a steady flow of original research and materials that report and analyze events throughout the hemisphere. 

  • The Cuba Project The Cuba Project

    Taking advantage of this unique moment in history – as relations between the U.S. and Cuba normalize but prior to the end of the economic embargo – the Cuba program is engaging private sector investors, corporations and NGOs, through the formation of a unique partnership committed to a code of ethics, guiding principles and best practices for sustainable development in Cuba. 

  • Avoided Deforestation Partners Avoided Deforestation Partners

    Avoided Deforestation Partners is dedicated to advancing U.S. and international climate and energy policies along with business solutions that include robust incentives to protect tropical forests. AD Partners convenes public and private sector leaders to inspire decision makers to implement strategies that reduce deforestation.

  • Financial Transparency Coalition Financial Transparency Coalition

    The Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC) is a global network of civil society, governments, and experts spanning five continents. We work to curtail illicit financial flows through the promotion of a transparent, accountable, and sustainable financial system that works for everyone.

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  • Public Comment- Saudi Arabia & 9/11

    William D. Hartung quoted

    Berkeley Daily Planet, 04-22-16

    As William Hartung, senior adviser to the Security Assistance Monitor opinioned “We should not be trading Saudi friendship for cluster bombs (banned by international law).” ...Read More »

  • Tunisia’s Getting More Guns Than Democracy

    Seth Binder quoted

    Foreign Policy, 04-21-16

    “The [nearly] $100 million budget request is not the total amount going to Tunisia,” said Seth Binder, an analyst at the Security Assistance Monitor. “There are other pots of money going around used to finance militaries abroad,” like the shadowy Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), a Defense Department funding program to train and equip foreign militaries to combat terrorist activities...Read More »

  • The Un-Freedom Agenda

    Seth Binder quoted

    Foreign Policy, 04-20-16

    Over the course of Issoufou’s first term, U.S. security assistance to Niger has climbed from just under $400,000 in 2011 to $41 million in 2016, according to Seth Binder, a specialist on U.S. military aid at the Center for International Policy’s Security Assistance Monitor, which tracks the funding streams that accompany the projection of U.S. military power abroad...Read More »

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