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October 23, 2019

United States
The Big Red Button

A U.S. president can launch a first-strike nuclear attack at any time and, according to the law, does not need to seek advice first. Some experts think that’s too much power to put in one person’s ha…

Podcast The Big Red Button

May 10, 2017

Asia
Podcast: Dictators Without Borders

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Alexander Cooley, Claire Tow professor of political science at Barnard College and coauthor of Dictators Without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia, probes …

Podcast Kerry-Nazarbayev-meeting