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Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for a new podcast focused on practical solutions to the biggest challenges facing the world today.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton in the Jordan Valley between the Israeli city of Beit Shean and the West Bank city of Jericho on June 23.

What Bolton’s Departure Means for Israel

Some Israelis are worried it will leave them alone to confront Iran in the region.

Neo-Nazi protestors organized by the National Socialist Movement demonstrate near where the grand opening ceremonies were held for the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center April 19, 2009 in Skokie, Illinois.

White Supremacists Want a Dirty Bomb

And the Trump administration is letting them get dangerously close to acquiring one.

Russian President Vladimir Putin watches the launch of a missile during military exercises in the Barents Sea aboard the Pyotr Veliky nuclear missile cruiser on Aug. 17, 2005.

A Mysterious Explosion Took Place in Russia. What Really Happened?

Russia’s catastrophic test of a nuclear-powered missile proves that a new global arms race will mean new nuclear accidents.

Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan sign a landmark treaty eliminating U.S. and Soviet intermediate-range and shorter-range nuke missiles in Washington in December 1987.

What Does the Demise of the INF Treaty Mean for Nuclear Arms Control?

Trump’s exit from the U.S.-Russia treaty, which officially takes effect Friday, raises questions about whether the era of arms control is ending—or being reinvented.

U.S. President Donald Trump looks over at Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman during the opening day of the G-20 Leaders' Summit 2018 in Buenos Aires on Nov. 30, 2018.

U.S. Senate Targets Saudi Nuclear Technology

The bipartisan bill follows the revelation that a longtime Trump advisor was pushing for lucrative nuclear deals with Riyadh.

Visitors walk past China's second nuclear missile on display as they visit the Military Museum in Beijing, 23 July 2007.

Dear China, We Have to Talk About Your Nukes

The United States and Russia can’t maintain the global system of nuclear deterrence on their own anymore.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani awards Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif with the Medal of Honour for his role in the implementation of a nuclear deal with world powers, on Feb. 8, 2016, in Tehran.

How to Kick-Start Nuclear Negotiations With Iran (Again)

A single administrative act could put the Trump administration on a path toward a new nuclear deal with Tehran.

Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations, gives a press conference after the International Atomic Energy Agency Board of Governors meeting in Vienna on July 10.

Iran’s Breach Too Far

Thanks to its advances in nuclear technology, the country may be closer to a bomb than ever.

Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani attends Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's meeting with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, Iran on Sept. 18, 2016.

The Islamic Republic of Recklessness

You might not think high-risk aggression is in Iran’s national interest, but leaders in Tehran have long disagreed.

Guy Roberts testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing to be assistant defense secretary for nuclear, chemical, and biological defense programs in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington on Nov. 2, 2017.

Top WMD Official Quietly Leaves Pentagon

Guy Roberts’s abrupt departure in April comes amid a long exodus of senior officials under acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan.

A portrait of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani with shoe marks over it during a demonstration in support of the Iranian people amid a wave of protests spreading throughout Iran in Paris on Jan. 3, 2018.

Iran Sends a Threat, and Europe Scrambles

Some diplomats and experts worry the nuclear deal is on the verge of unraveling.

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prior to their talks at the Far Eastern Federal University campus on Russky Island in Vladivostok, Russia, on April 25.

What Putin Said to Kim

A transcript of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s remarks about his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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