A Program of the Stanley Foundation


Independent Task Force on US Strategies for National Security: Winning the Peace in the 21st Century

The task force will examine the purpose and role of US power in ensuring its own national security while creating a stable, just, and sustainable global system in the 21st century. (September 2003)

Project Information
Task Force Report (PDF 270 KB)

Global Security Regimes: A Future or a Failure?

This project is the beginning of a series of SNS activities to address the future of global security regimes. It will involve discussions among US officials, representatives from IGOs and other countries, and independent experts. The central focus will be the increasing loss of faith in bilateral arms control and disarmament between Great Powers (such as that between the United States and Russia) as well as multilateral forms of disarmament and nonproliferation such as the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT), the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), and the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC).

Project Information
Policy Bulletin (PDF 170 KB)
Full Report (PDF 220 KB)

Technology Access for the Developing World: Reconciling Global Regimes and National Security Mandates

This conference examined ways to reconcile First World security concerns and the Developing World's need for the free trade of critical dual-use civilian and military technologies that would allow for equitable economic development.

Project Information
Policy Bulletin (PDF 60 KB)
Full Report (PDF 170 KB)