Cassandra Stimpson

Cassandra Stimpson is a Research Associate at the Center for International Policy.

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China celebrated the 70th anniversary of its navy by showing off its growing fleet in a sea parade featuring a brand new guided-missile destroyer. (Photo: MARK SCHIEFELBEIN/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Thursday, November 19, 2020
A Washington Echo Chamber for a New Cold War
War: what is it good for? Apparently, in Washington’s world of think tanks, the answer is: the bottom line. In fact, as the Biden presidency approaches, an era of great-power competition between the United States and China is already taken for granted inside the Washington Beltway. Much less well...
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Whatever the spin, whether of that revolving door or of the defense industry’s publicists, the bottom line couldn’t be clearer: if job creation is your metric of choice, Pentagon contractors are a bad taxpayer investment. (Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force/Brad Fallin) Views
Monday, August 05, 2019
More Money, Fewer Jobs: The Stubborn Truth About Employment and the Defense Industry
A Marilyn has once again seduced a president. This time, though, it's not a movie star ; it's Marillyn Hewson, the head of Lockheed Martin, the nation's top defense contractor and the largest weapons producer in the world. In the last month, Donald Trump and Hewson have seemed inseparable. They "...
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