International Peace and Security: Top Stories in 2016

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This year's highlights include: a timely conversation with Eurasia Group’s Ian Bremmer (“American Hustle: We Are Our Choices”); Diffusion: Russia in Focus, Carnegie Corporation of New York’s first podcast series; and The Greatest Threat, an interactive microsite produced by the Corporation to coincide with the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit which was held in March 2016.

International Peace and Security: Top Stories in 2016

1Diffusion: Russia in Focus

In launching the Diffusion podcast series, Carnegie Corporation of New York seeks to contribute to the U.S. national debate about Russia by providing the leading American experts on Russian domestic, economic, foreign, and security policies a forum to share their views.

Listen to the podcast series: Diffusion: Russia in Focus

2The Greatest Threat: Nuclear Terrorism in an Age of Vulnerability

As world leaders gathered for the fourth and final Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C., this feature, produced by Carnegie Corporation of New York, examined the threats of nuclear terrorism and what can be done to prevent a nuclear catastrophe.

Read more: The Greatest Threat: Nuclear Terrorism in an Age of Vulnerability

3American Hustle: We Are Our Choices

On the eve of the 2016 presidential election, Ian Bremmer, founder and president of Eurasia Group, and Scott Malcomson, author of the recently published Splinternet: How Geopolitics and Commerce Are Fragmenting the World Wide Web, discussed the challenges facing the next president, casting a cool gaze at the world that stared back at America, waiting to see what was going to happen on November 8, 2016.

Read more: American Hustle: We Are Our Choices

4Widening the Lens on the Arab World

Carnegie Corporation of New York's Transnational Movements and the Arab Region program connects Arab experts who are using the tools of social science to analyze the region’s varied social movements—civil or religious, militant or peaceful—and to apply their knowledge to the challenges of their societies.

Read more: Widening the Lens on the Arab World

5The Scoville Effect: Thirty Years of Launching Careers in International Peace and Security

Carnegie Corporation of New York has supported the Scoville Fellowship since 2009, and the stories of Wardah Khalid and other alumni of the program are continuing proof that the “Scoville effect” is real and very exciting. Most importantly, their stories demonstrate that meaningful investment in the next generation of leaders truly enables them to deal with challenges to peace and security that are often as daunting as hurricanes.

Read more: The Scoville Effect: Thirty Years of Launching Careers in International Peace and Security

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