Mon, 28 September 2020
How do we step back from the brink and reduce the very real threat that nuclear weapons continue to pose? Nuclear weapons continue to impact people's lives, even if they are sometimes treated as historical threats of a prior era.
They've pulled together incredible personal stories and interviews with individuals involved in the negotiations of the Iran Deal, the exfiltration of bomb-grade uranium from Kazakhstan, and the implementation of the Nunn-Lugar program that reduce former Soviet nuclear stockpiles by over 4,000 devices.
And, of course, a history of nuclear and missile crises with North Korea, featuring one Dr. Jeffrey Lewis.
Links of Note:
At The Brink, and its parent project, the William J. Perry Project,
Tue, 8 September 2020
In 2002, Corey Hinderstein, a young research analyst, follows a hunch after a routine press conference in Washington, D.C. The results of her scavenger hunt sparked a diplomatic crisis that stretched more than a decade, lasted through two presidencies, and ended with a deal that, depending on whom you ask, either “makes our country, and the world, safer and more secure” or is “a horrible deal that should never, ever have been made.”
Direct download: The_Deal_09.05.20_Ep1_HBMIX.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:28pm EDT
Mon, 7 September 2020
The Deal: The story of the Iran nuclear deal; how it came together, how it fell apart, and what that means for the rest of us.
Hosted by Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.
You can find The Deal on Apple Podcasts or your preferred podcast platform.
Direct download: theDeal.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:33pm EDT