May 31, 2008

Video: Hans Blix: From a Cold War to a Cold Peace

Swedish diplomat Hans Blix, who headed the United Nations commission that searched Iraq for weapons of mass destruction, discusses disarmament. He shares his insight and expertise on instituting change via weapons control and explains the impact our current political climate has on world affairs. This program is sponsored by the Department of Scandinavian Studies, Center for Global Studies and the UW Alumni Association.

To view the podcast visit University of Washington Television or in itunes

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April 22, 2008

On Nuclear Terrorism

Council on Foreign Relations hosted a talk last November with Michael A. Levi author of On Nuclear Terrorism.
The audio can be heard here:

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August 03, 2007

Podcast: The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor

In his book `The Atomic Bazaar`, Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning global threat of nuclear weapons production. As more unstable and undeveloped nations find ways of acquiring the ultimate arms, the stakes of state-sponsored nuclear activity have soared to frightening heights. Even more disturbing is the likelihood of such weapons being manufactured and deployed by guerrilla non-state terrorists. Langewiesche also recounts the recent history of Abdul Qadeer Khan and examines in dramatic and tangible detail the chances for nuclear terrorism. Access the podcast here.

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June 27, 2007

A Year with the Nuclear Police - BBC

This BBC World Service two-part documentary charts a critical time for the nuclear watchdog of the United Nations - the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) - as concern grows about the spread of nuclear weapons.

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