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Machine-Gunning Mosquitoes: Adventures in Nonproliferation

August 29, 2016, marks the 25th anniversary of the closing of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, which saw more than 450 nuclear tests carried out by the former Soviet Union. In his new book, Doomed to Cooperate, Siegfried Hecker tells the story behind the story, a historic marker to the end of nuclear animosity between the two superpowers and—it was hoped—a milestone in the beginning of an era of cooperation. For William H. Tobey, former deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), it is “the greatest nonproliferation story never told.” Until now.

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Can Anyone Stop the Syrian Civil War?

Can Anyone Stop the Syrian Civil War?

Corporation grantee Randa Slim on the temporary ceasefire in Syria

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Nuclear Terrorism: A Call for Ideas

Nuclear Terrorism: A Call for Ideas

Carnegie Corporation of New York and the MacArthur Foundation invite proposals for analytical work on reducing the risks posted by nuclear materials. We seek projects that will generate fresh thinking and new approaches that can be taken up by government and industry.

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African Politics, African Peace 

If Africa aspires to achieve its ambitious goal of ‘silencing the guns’, it must deepen and strengthen the African Union’s politics of peace in all its normative, ownership, and security dimensions.

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A [Cold] War by Any Other Name

A [Cold] War by Any Other Name

The Corporation's Eugene Scherbakov reviews the latest book on U.S.-Russia relations by Robert Legvold.  Read the review and watch video of Levgold discussing Return to Cold War.

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