Download the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or SoundCloud. In 1994, the United States negotiated an agreement with North Korea that curbed its nuclear ambitions for eight years. The collapse of the agreement offers lessons for diplomatic efforts today. Amidst heated rhetoric between President Trump and North Korean leadership, this episode dives into the agreement with North Korea experts […]
Download the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or SoundCloud. Contrary to popular belief, the first nuclear explosion in human history took place not in Japan, but in New Mexico. This episode dives into that test and explains why Congress is threatening progress made on nuclear arms control. To listen to other podcast episodes, click here.
Download the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or SoundCloud. It’s been two years since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal — was signed. We speak to Ambassador Wendy Sherman, the lead United States negotiator of the agreement, and Richard Nephew, the lead American sanctions expert […]
Download the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or SoundCloud. In 1961, the Soviet Union tested the largest nuclear weapon in history. At about 3,800 times more powerful than the bombs used against Japan, the effects were unimaginable. This episode dives into this, and other harrowing stories of nuclear testing. The episode also includes an […]
Download the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or SoundCloud. In 1983, a movie was released about nuclear war that shocked 100 million Americans. This episode dives into the movie and how it impacted President Reagan to change his views on nuclear weapons policy. Washington Post Reporter Dan Zak is also interviewed about his book […]