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President Donald Trump tours the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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You cannot understand the world today without understanding how it has changed as a result of new information technology.

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Stoltenberg Mattis NATO

AP

The transatlantic partnership has been the cornerstone of U.S. grand strategy for more than half a century. It is also in deep trouble.

Explore the Defense and Intelligence Project

LIsa Monaco and President Obama

White House

President Obama's top homeland security and counterterrorism advisor sits down with Tommy Vietor.

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Diplomacy

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Diplomacy Experts

Meghan L. O'Sullivan

Meghan L. O'Sullivan

Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Eugene B. Kogan

Eugene B. Kogan

Director, American Secretaries of State Project

Farah Pandith

Farah Pandith

Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project

Energy & Environment

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Smokestacks

Creative Commons

Democrats are traditionally the main US advocates of legislation to reduce CO2 emissions. With Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress and the presidency, the time is right to enact a plan that will command bipartisan support.

Energy & Environment Experts

Dale Jorgenson

Dale Jorgenson

Director of Program on Technology and Economic Policy, Frederic Eaton Abbe Professor of Economics; Faculty Affiliate, Environment and Natural Resources

Cristine Russell

Cristine Russell

Senior Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program

Laura Diaz Anadon

Laura Diaz Anadon

Associate, Environment and Natural Resources Program

Science & Technology

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Science & Technology Experts

Martin B. Malin

Martin B. Malin

Executive Director, Project on Managing the Atom

David Keith

David Keith

Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier

Research Fellow, Cyber Security Project; Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Security

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B-2 Bomber

Air Force

In this episode of PolicyCast, Professor Matthew Bunn, a co-principal investigator for the Belfer Center’s project on Managing the Atom and co-editor of Insider Threats, explains how the US nuclear arsenal is managed, what the outgoing Obama administration’s $1 trillion commitment to modernization will entail, and what, if any, changes can be expected under President Trump. He also discusses the state of nuclear non-proliferation and the greatest nuclear threats the world faces today.

 

Security Experts

John S. Park

John S. Park

Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom

Emile Simpson

Emile Simpson

Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, International Security Program

Amanda J. Rothschild

Amanda J. Rothschild

Research Fellow, International Security Program