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18 Feb 2018

The CSIS Podcast

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Hosted by Colm Quinn, The CSIS Podcast dissects the big (and soon-to-be big) stories of the week in U.S. foreign policy and international affairs.

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    America’s New Nuclear Posture: The Russia Angle

    ​The new U.S. Nuclear Posture Review is in part a response to what the United States sees as a changing nuclear threat from traditional adversaries. In the second part of our look at nuclear weapons strategy we look at how Russia approaches its nuclear policy and whether the new U.S. stance matches perception with reality. With CSIS Russia Program Director Olga Oliker. Hosted by Colm Quinn.


  • Posted on 12 Feb 2018

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    Explaining America's New Nuclear Posture

    This week we discuss the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review and what it means for the future of U.S. nuclear weapons policy. We explore what the thinking is behind "low-yield" nuclear weapons and what long-term path this sets the United States on. 

    WIth Rebecca Hersman and Todd Harrison. Hosted by Colm Quinn.


  • Posted on 10 Feb 2018

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    South Korea Prepares for the "Peace Olympics"

    On this episode we look at the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, the significance of the show of unity between North and South, and what to watch for in the weeks ahead. With CSIS Korea Chair Victor Cha. Hosted by Colm Quinn.


  • Posted on 07 Feb 2018

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    State of the Union Special: Expert Roundtable

    This week we’re looking back at President Trump’s first State of the Union address and attempting to parse out the policy from the pageantry. An all-star panel are in place to discuss everything from North Korea to the opioid crisis. Featuring CSIS Senior Vice Presidents Jon Alterman, Heather Conley, Kathleen Hicks, Michael Green, James Lewis, Steve Morrison, and Frank Verrastro. Hosted by Colm Quinn.


  • Posted on 01 Feb 2018

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    Pakistan's Power Balance Play

    Earlier this month, the United States announced it was freezing security aid to Pakistan in response to what it sees as a lack of action to target terrorist groups within the country. This week we discuss the implications of this move for the U.S. relationship with Pakistan, as well as how the country has deepened its relationship with China. With CSIS's Seth Jones, Jon Hillman, and The Hindu's Vijaita Singh. Hosted by Colm Quinn.


  • Posted on 26 Jan 2018

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