Iran – the nuclear deal (WP1265)

Podcast

We discuss the current situation with Iran and what will come out of this current diplomatic opportunity. We talk about what Iran’s expectations are from the rest of the world, why we are more concerned about them than other countries and what the opportunities are if we get the deal right.  Contributors are: Mark Fitzpatrick, […]

Illicit nuclear procurement and dual-use materials (WP1261)

Podcast

We talk about what exactly illicit nuclear procurement is and discuss examples of dual-use materials, how they can be used for proper purposes and how they are licensed. We also discuss how we manage the intellectual knowledge. Contributor is: Leonard Spector, Executive Director, Washington DC Office, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of […]

Nuclear Iran (WP1211)

Podcast

We discuss what the nuclear problem is with the world and Iran and ask how far away Iran is from weaponising its nuclear capabilities. We talk about the new Iranian President and ask what confidence building measures need to be taken. Contributors are: Ali Nader, Senior International Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation, Arlington Shashank Joshi, Research […]

Trident (WP1211)

Podcast

We talk about what Trident is and what the alternatives are. We discuss whether a country like Britain can be a nuclear state by falling under the protection of another nuclear weapon state. Contributors are: Des Browne, Former Secretary of State for Defence; Member of the House of Lords and Chair of the, European Leadership […]

Nuclear non-proliferation treaty – the future of the treaty (WP1186)

Podcast

We discuss what happens between review conferences and what the nuclear community should be preparing for leading up to the next one. We talk about the role of the IAEA and ask if there is an opportunity for the NNPT treaty to become regionalised. Contributors are: Tanya Ogilvie-White, Senior Analyst, Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), […]