A conversation on lessons learned from the history of nuclear testing in the Soviet Union and the United States.
How did a brilliant cold warrior evolve into “the most dangerous man in America,” as Henry Kissinger called Ellsberg? And in today’s Washington what advice can he give civil servants facing moral dilemmas?
Gabriel Gorodetsky presents the recently published diaries of the Soviet Ambassador in London from 1932-43. Not only was Ivan Maisky a confidant of top officials and politicians in his host capital, but he oversaw Soviet-British relations during the onset and early years of WWII.
The United States has fallen behind most established democracies in women’s representation in politics.
In a conflict between Russia and NATO in the Baltic, the risks of escalation leading to nuclear use—deliberately, inadvertently, or accidentally—would be dangerously high. NATO must enhance deterrence against Russia while simultaneously pursuing resilience and risk-reduction measures.
Smart implementation is the key to effective international development assistance. Yet the development field has long been pulled between two conflicting imperatives on implementation.
Nearly twenty years ago, the leaders of Japan and South Korea raised hopes for “a new Japan-Korea partnership for the twenty-first century,” backed by an action plan to foster broader cooperation and closer people-to-people ties.
The U.S. government and private sector are still not sufficiently agile to keep up with cyber threats.
The Kremlin is relying on a highly adaptable toolkit to chip away at the liberal international order and to capitalize on the West’s inability to come up with a unified strategy to respond.
The idea of a universal basic income has gained renewed attention amid growing concerns about technological unemployment in advanced economies.