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December 18, 2013

Human Rights
Child Marriage

Child marriage remains widespread in developing countries, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods. Rooted in cultural tradition and poverty, the practice not o…

Child Marriage InfoGuide

June 29, 2006

Homeland Security
Statement Before The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats, and Capabilities

Chairman Saxton, Congressman Meehan, members of the Subcommittee: Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss the future of the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the war on terror, alon…

July 21, 2005

China
China's Rising Role in Africa

Presentation to the US-China Commission July 21, 2005 By Princeton Lyman, Director of Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations China has had a long involvement with Africa, going back to…

May 14, 2019

China
China’s Maritime Disputes

China’s growing assertiveness amid territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas has raised concerns about armed conflict.

China’s Maritime Disputes

March 20, 2003

United States
The Fragile State of Container Security

Written Testimony before a hearing of the U.S. Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Stephen E. Flynn, Ph.D.Commander, U.S. Coast Guard (ret.)Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security S…

March 28, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
The Limitations of the Current U.S. Government Efforts to Secure the Global Supply Chain against Terrorists Smuggling a WMD and a Proposed Way Forward

Written Testimony before a hearing of the  Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs United States Senate on “Neutralizing the Nuclear and Radio…

March 13, 2007

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
A Review of U.S. International Efforts to Secure Radiological Materials

Presented to the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia,Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental AffairsMr. Chairman, I a…

May 13, 2002

United States
Maritime Transportation and Port Security

Statement of Stephen E. Flynn, Ph.D. Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies Council on Foreign Relations on “Maritime Transportation and Port …

March 2, 2006

United States
The DP World Controversy and the Ongoing Vulnerability of U.S. Seaports [Prepared Remarks]

Chairman Hunter, Congressman Skelton, and distinguished members of the House Armed Services Committee. Thank you for inviting me this morning to discuss the DP World controversy and my assessment of …

March 20, 2014

Arctic
The Emerging Arctic

The northern reaches of the planet are melting at a pace few nations can afford to ignore, yielding potentially lucrative returns in energy, minerals, and shipping. But debate is mounting over whethe…

The Emerging Arctic