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Weapons of mass destruction and global health security

Bonnie Jenkins and Fred Dews

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, a joint visiting fellow with Brookings and the University of Pennsylvania Perry World House and the former coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs in the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation at the Department of State, discusses her work on global security issues, from weapons of mass destruction to the spread of infectious diseases.

Also in this episode: David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy and a senior fellow in Economic Studies, discusses inflation in our regular “Wessel’s Economic Update” segment.

Show notes:

How a U.N. treaty on nuclear weapons makes international security policy more inclusive

Nuclear Security Centers of Excellence

Can unarmed states prohibit nuclear weapons?

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Thanks to audio producer Gaston Reboredo with assistance from Mark Hoelscher, and to producer Vanessa Sauter.  Additional support comes from Jessica Pavone, Eric Abalahin, Rebecca Viser, and David Nassar.

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