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State releases 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report
State releases 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report
This month the State Department released the 2015 Trafficking in Persons Report. This is the 15th year the report has been published, and it is also the 15th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act. On July 27, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah… Read More
Welcome to the new Simons Center website
Welcome to the new Simons Center website
Welcome to the updated and refreshed Simons Center website. We hope old friends are finding their way around and new site visitors are discovering all that the Simons Center has to offer. Users of our old site will notice that we’ve added a few new content areas to the site,… Read More
Whole-of-government needed to counter ISIL
Whole-of-government needed to counter ISIL
Earlier this month, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, the Honorable Christine E. Wormuth spoke at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) on the need for whole-of-government collaboration to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). In her remarks, Wormuth stressed that combating ISIL is not… Read More