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Ellen Laipson's Op-ed in World Politics Review on New Administration

Presidential transitions are always a time of apprehension and uncertainty for the career civil servants who keep the big machine of government running. President Donald Trump’s plans make this particular transition scarier than most.

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Shannon Dick Co-Writes Op-ed in Arms Control Association on Morality of Atomic Weapons

On a calm and cool January evening, we found ourselves attending a stimulating showing of Michael Frayn’s 1998 Tony award-winning play, Copenhagen, at Theater J in Washington D.C. Before going any further, perhaps we should start with some personal background (and humility).

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Yun Sun quoted in Voice of America on US and China on South China Sea

Many thought trade would be the first area in which the administration of President Donald Trump could see tensions rising with China.

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Hannah Haegeland and Reema Verma's Op-ed in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Terrorism involving nuclear or radiological materials remains one of the gravest threats to humanity and to global stability.

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Michael Krepon quoted in Anniston Star on Space Security

It’s the first day of a war between the world’s largest military powers. -snip-

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Alan Romberg quoted in Yonhap News on Trump address

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's inaugural address appears to show he remains highly critical of the country spending money to fulfill its security commitments overseas, and could demand allies pay significantly more for an American troop presence. -snip-

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Rachel Stohl quoted in the Cipher Brief on Arms Trade

As President Barack Obama heads out of office, he leaves behind an unexpected legacy: as arms exporter-in-chief.

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Ellen Laipson's Op-ed in World Politics Review on Iran and Trump

The one-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear agreement’s implementation on Monday—combined with Senate confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees last week and the death of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Jan.

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Michael Krepon's Op-ed in Foreign Affairs on Tensions in Kashmir

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will inherit rising nuclear dangers in five regions of the globe. Every one of them could get worse under his watch.

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Brian Eyler quoted in Bangkok Post on Development in the Mekong

From the urban office worker to the village boatman, many people's lives are changing -- for better or for worse -- with the growing influence of China in the Mekong region. This situation has produced...  -snip-

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