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Convergent Interests: U.S. energy security and the

Convergent Interests: U.S. energy security and the "securing" of Nigerian democracy

by Paul Lubeck, Michael Watts, Ronnie Lipschutz

Feb-05-2007 | Report

In its anxious search for energy security, the United States has embarked on a risky strategy to arm and train the militaries of oil-producing West African countries under the rationale of pursuing the Global War on Terror. Over the past 15 years, amidst widening crises in the Middle East and volatile petroleum markets, the U.S. has quietly institutionalized a West African-based oil supply strategy, closely focused on an “Oil Triangle” centered on the Gulf of Guinea. ... Read More »

The Forgotten Bargain Nonproliferation and Nuclear Disarmament

by Selig S. Harrison

Dec-04-2006 | Report

In the debate over how to stop nuclear proliferation, both sides make increasingly untenable assumptions. The advocates of "regime change" in North Korea and Iran underestimate the staying power of the political systems in Pyongyang and Tehran.... Read More »

Nuclear Turning Point North Korea, Iran and Nuclear Disarmament

Nuclear Turning Point North Korea, Iran and Nuclear Disarmament

by Caitlin Ward, Lourdes Villanueva, Vincent Parascandolo

Nov-06-2006 | Report

This report summarizes the findings of a symposium on the topic, “Nuclear Turning Point: Does the Quest for U.S. Nuclear Dominance Undermine Non-Proliferation?,” sponsored by the Center for International Policy and the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) on May 8, 2006.... Read More »

Plan Colombia - Six Years Later

Plan Colombia - Six Years Later

by Adam Isacson

Oct-31-2006 | Report

The Center for International Policy releases a new report on Putumayo and Medellín, Colombia... Read More »

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration: Mapping Issues, Dilemmas and Guiding Principles

by Nicole Ball, Luc van de Goor

Aug-01-2006 | Report

The process of disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) of former combatants plays a critical role in transitions from war to peace.... Read More »

Blueprint for intelligence reform

Blueprint for intelligence reform

by Melvin A. Goodman

Jun-05-2006 | Report

The United States was relatively late in establishing the Central Intelligence Agency, an organization that grew out of the smaller and more limited wartime Office of Strategic Services. In contrast, government organizations devoted to intelligence gathering existed in the sixteenth century in Great Britain, in the eighteenth century in czarist Russia, and by the nineteenth century in France.... Read More »

The corruption of intelligence in the leadup to the invasion of Iraq

The corruption of intelligence in the leadup to the invasion of Iraq

by Melvin A. Goodman

Jun-05-2006 | Report

The greatest possible failure of the CIA or any intelligence agency is to misuse intelligence in order to take the country to war. Intelligence was manipulated prior to the Mexican-American War, the Spanish-American War, and the Vietnam War.... Read More »

National Intelligence: The dereliction of congressional oversight

National Intelligence: The dereliction of congressional oversight

by Melvin A. Goodman

May-01-2006 | Report

Currently the Senate and House intelligence committees, which were created in the mid-1970s to ensure oversight of secret agencies, are observing all of these duties in the breach.... Read More »

Squaring the Circle: Security Sector Reform and Transformation and Fiscal Stabilisation in Palestine

by Nicole Ball, Peter Bartu, Adriaan Verheul

Jan-16-2006 | Report

This report was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development in order to explore the linkages between security-sector reform and transformation, including downsizing of the Palestine National Security Forces, at a time of political instability, on the one hand, and fiscal stabilisation and financial management over the medium term under conditions of significant economic uncertainty, on the other hand.... Read More »

“Civil Society Actors in Defence and Security Affairs”

by Nicole Ball

Jan-01-2006 | Report

A safe and secure environment for people, communities and states is an essen- tial co-condition for sustainable economic, political and social development and conflict mitigation.... Read More »

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