Best nonproliferation podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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The nuclear weapons, arms control, disarmament and nonproliferation podcast. Companion to the popular Arms Control Wonk blog (www.armscontrolwonk.com)
 
BASIC is the only peace and security non-governmental organization that is British-American in composition and focus. With programs that address diplomacy and decision-making around nuclear weapons, we work on both sides of the Atlantic to encourage sustainable transatlantic security policies and to develop the strategies that can achieve them. We have charitable status in the United Kingdom and in the United States. We operate with offices in London and Washington, a small but committed sta ...
 
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Guest: Nicholas Burns. Staffing gaps and significant personnel changes at the State Department have raised concerns about the direction of U.S. foreign policy, especially amid public statements by President Donald Trump concerning American alliances and positions on issues around the world. Ambassador Cameron Munter invites Ambassador Nicholas ...…
 
Spencer talks with David Schmerler, a researcher who keeps track of North Korea and its weapons of mass destruction. David says his work can be like a spy novel, or a video game — and in fact he even helped create a Minecraft simulation to help people understand what’s at stake. But knowing the difference between fiction and reality is crucial ...…
 
The rules of polite engagement say you should avoid talking about three things: money, religion, and politics. But what if the human disconnect we’re feeling can be reversed by talking about and understanding politics in a different way? Not as a team sport, but as a discussion about how it can meet the needs of those it was designed to address ...…
 
In 1970, under the terms of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, most of the world’s countries entered a pact not to acquire nuclear weapons in exchange for a pledge by the existing nuclear powers to work towards disarming their formidable stockpile of nuclear weapons. This past year at the United Nations, frustrated by the long delay in fulfil ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: The Korean Missile CrisisAuthor: Scott SaganNarrator: Kevin StillwellFormat: UnabridgedLength: 30 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-19-17Publisher: Foreign AffairsGenres: Newspapers & Magazines, News & CulturePublisher's Summary:North Korea no lon ...…
 
Donald Trump told the United Nations that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (aka the Iran nuclear deal aka the Vienna Plan aka der Weinerplan) between Iran and the so-called E3/U-3 "Is an embarrassment to the United States, and I don't think you've heard the last of it -- believe me." Aaron and Jeffrey talk about the prospects for Trump to ...…
 
Was Hitler a drug addict? Were his troops fighting whilst high on crystal meth? In this podcast, Norman Ohler discusses his provocative new book on the use of drugs in Nazi Germany.This podcast features an exclusive event recording from 31/5/2017 with Norman Ohler in conversation with Dr Kieran Mitton and a follow up interview where the author ...…
 
Lenny and Brian are now fully blind. They stared into the sun because they don't trust their enemies in the LIBERAL MEDIA. That didn't prevent them from some serving HOT takes though! They discuss ideas for nuclear non-proliferation, and Lenny shares his life long dream of annihilating that giant pile of garbage in the pacific. They also discus ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: North Korea and the WorldSubtitle: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation (Asia in the New Millennium)Author: Walter C. Clemens Jr.Narrator: Andy RoseFormat: UnabridgedLength: 16 hrs and 56 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-28-17 ...…
 
John Feffer, of Foreign Policy in Focus, joins Scott to discuss whether the escalating war of words (and missile tests) between North Korea and the United States is just bluster or something more sinister. Feffer explains how China and Russia help mitigate conflict, why the U.S. would be heavily incentivized to use conventional weaponry if war ...…
 
Wendy Pearlman is an academic who studies the Middle East, but also writes popularly focused narratives that examines everyday life of people caught in the chaos of the region.Her latest book, We Crossed a Bridge and it Trembled: Voices from Syria, is a collection of interviews of Syrians displaced by the war. That book was published by Harper ...…
 
Eric Schwartz served as the top refugee policy official in the Obama administration as the Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration between 2009 and 2011. He was recently appointed the president of Refugees International, an advocacy organization in Washington, DC. We kick off this conversation discussing US refugee p ...…
 
Steven Pifer, director of the Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative and a senior fellow with the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and the Center on the United States and Europe, discusses the sensitive nature of President Trump’s initial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, ...…
 
Reaction to the latest news out of North Korea with Melissa Hanham, a senior research associate at the James Martin Center for the Nonproliferation Studies.
 
Conflict is escalating in one region of the Democratic Republic of Congo and this conflict has the potential to become one of Africa's next big crises. At issue is a brewing situation in a region of DRC called Kasai. Now, if this is unfamiliar to you, it is with reason. This was not a region heretofore that had experienced much violence or conf ...…
 
The Supreme Court has issued a preliminary decision on Trump’s travel ban–and this decision could have a profound impact on refugees around the world. The court upheld key portions of the travel ban pending a final ruling by the court in October. This includes a 120 day ban on all refugees coming to the United States from everywhere in the worl ...…
 
My guest today Jeffrey Smith helps topple dictators for a living. His organization, Vanguard Africa, is very new but they already have one success under their belt--the peaceful transition of power from The Gambia's longtime ruler. He now has his sites set on Africa's second longest ruling leader, Paul Biya of Cameroon. We kick off with a discu ...…
 
Pop Quiz: do you know how many people are in the world right now? The answer is 7.6 billion. That data point and much more are contained in a report called "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision," which was recently published by the UN. The report contains all sorts of facts and figures that are both interesting on its own, but also ext ...…
 
Gregory Stone once lived underwater for 30 days. He is an ocean scientist and author who has spent a career studying and advocating on behalf of our oceans. He's now with an executive vice president with Conservation International and is one of the world's leading authorities on ocean health and ocean conservation. We caught up just as a big UN ...…
 
Marietje Schaake was under 30 years old when she first joined the European Parliament as a representative from the Netherlands in 2009. She candidly discusses the kinds of challenges she faced as a young woman navigating what was then--and still is--mostly and old mens club. We caught up shortly after a series of consequential elections in Euro ...…
 
In recent decades the United States has led international efforts to halt the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. But many of President Trump’s statements on nuclear weapons suggest a coming shift in US policy. In questioning America’s security guarantees to its allies, criticizing the Iran nuclear deal, and calling for the strengthen ...…
 
Hans Binnendijk is a senior fellow at the Center for Transatlantic relations and a longtime DC foreign policy insider. He served in top posts in the Clinton administration, including in the National Security Council and he was the founding director of the Center for Technology and National Security Policy at National Defense University. Hans is ...…
 
ECFR's Ellie Geranmayeh hosts a discussion on the Iran nuclear deal, the outcome of the Iran elections and the US foreign policy with a panel of eminent Iran experts, including:Dr. Nasser Hadian, Professor of Political Sciences, at the University of TehranBarbara Slavin, Director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council Kelsey D ...…
 
Event recording from 19th of May 2017Dr Patricia M Lewis is the Research Director, International Security at Chatham House. Her former posts include Deputy Director and Scientist-in-Residence at the Center for Non-proliferation Studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies; Director of UNIDIR; and Director of VERTIC in London. Dr L ...…
 
The Norwegian Atlantic Committee, the Norwegian Nobel Institute and the Nobel Peace Center had the pleasure to invitie to Sikkerhetspolitisk dypdykk: Nuclear Security.Nuclear security is at the heart of the evolving nuclear proliferation agenda. There has been a nonproliferation treaty in place since 1970, but there is nothing in place to stop ...…
 
There is yet another crisis in the middle east. This week, Saudi Arabia and its close allies in the region moved against Qatar, cutting off sea and air travel and moving to isolate their fellow sunni Gulf country. Like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Qatar is a member of the Gulf Cooperation Council, a regional group of erstwhile all ...…
 
Donald Trump has pulled the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement In the wake of this decision, I wanted to get a sense of the consequences of this decision to both the climate change goals embedded in the Paris Agreement and also to the wider diplomacy and geopolitics that surrounds global climate change. I bring you two perspective ...…
 
What if creativity took your team from good to great? What if it could transform your business? What if it could transform your life? Monica H. Kang is an entrepreneur and innovator who is changing the way people think (and learn) about creativity. Join us on Tuesday for this amazing live Q&A with Monica to find out about a different way to loo ...…
 
One overlooked aspect of the global conversation on conflict, disaster and humanitarian affairs is internal displacement and the plight of internally displaced people, or IDPs. Like refugees, IDPs have been forced from their home by conflict or disaster. But unlike refugees, they have not crossed an international border and are not afforded the ...…
 
Sharon Weinberger is the author of the new book The Imagineers of War:The Untold Story of DARPA. DARPA, for the un-initiated, stands for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and it is the branch of the Pentagon that is famous for developing some far-out-there technologies, some of which were total flops but others that have become cent ...…
 
We are nearly six months into the year and already 9 journalists have been killed in 2017, including 4 in Mexico alone. That figure comes from reporters without borders and is part of a larger data set that my guest Sabine Carey is collecting on the murders of journalists around the world. Sabine is a political scientist at Mannheim University ...…
 
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