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‘All Countries Have a Stake’: Dr. Kennette Benedict Talks Nuclear Security and Global Responsibility

People and nations worldwide cannot be assured of their safety as long as nuclear warheads remain ready for launch. How...

NATO Needs to Rethink Its Enlargement Strategy

NATO should alter its current enlargement policy by infusing it with geopolitical rationales. This means downgrading the transformative and democratization elements of enlargement and, instead, focusing on how candidate countries add to NATO's capabilities and impact overall alliance security.

Tick Tock: Three Minutes to Midnight, and Time to Act on Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons

An interview with Dr. Kennette Benedict of the Atomic Bulletin of Scientists about the recent Doomsday Clock announcement, nuclear weapons, climate change, and why now is the time for real leadership and action.

The New Development Bank: A Building Block of an Alternative World Order?

Seen as an initiative to restructure international financial structures, the BRICS bank may not necessarily be a stepping stone to further security and strategic institutionalization.

Albin Kurti, Leader of “Self Determination” Party, on the Future of Kosovo

Albin Kurti, leader of the Vetevendosje political party and movement, shares warnings about the EU’s approach to Serbia and Russia, thoughts on civil disobedience and participatory democracy, and perspective on the future of Kosovo.

Policy Radio | US-Russia Relations with Ambassador Ian Kelly, Diplomat-in-Residence for the Midwest, US State Department

This week, Anne Knapke speaks with Ambassador Kelly about the state of US-Russia relations, US foreign policy, the Sochi Olympic games, and the reemergence of an East West divide.

A Nuclear World with Nuclear Problems

An interview with atomic expert Kennette Benedict about the continuing dangers of nuclear weapons.

Russian Intelligence: Government Transparency in Moscow

A Russian official discusses her mission to create a more transparent government

Fueling the Fire: Azerbaijan, Iran, and the World’s Energy

Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the U.S. discusses international energy policy in an increasingly complex geopolitical atmosphere

The Urban East

The new Global Cities Index and Emerging Cities Outlook report looks at the international powerhouses of tomorrow