Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States

May 19, 2021

Alex Wellerstein, author of Restricted Data, professor and Director of the Science and Technology Studies Program at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey.

The American atomic bomb was born in secrecy. From the moment scientists first conceived of its possibility to the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and beyond, there were efforts to control the

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Reinventing the Transatlantic Relationship for the 21st Century

May 05, 2021 David O'Sullivan, former EU Ambassador to the US This Zoom meeting is in cosponsorship with the Colorado European Union Center of Excellence and the German American Chamber of Commerce in Colorado. After the difficulties of the last four years, the arrival of President Biden in the White House offers new hope for transatlantic

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Latin America: It’s Complicated

April 28, 2021  Charles Shapiro, US Ambassador (rtd) and President of the World Affairs Council Atlanta Since the end of the Second World War, US focus on Latin America has been intermittent and inconsistent. It has been intense when we perceived Latin America as part of the Cold War rivalry or when the US private sector saw opportunity. We

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Brazil: Dictatorship, Democracy and Disease

April 21, 2021  Joëlle Uzarski  & Francisco“Paco” Perez Brazil is one of the world's most vibrant, multicultural, and ethnically diverse nations. It is the fifth largest by area and seventh most populous, and the planet's lungs lie mostly within its frontiers. Brazilians joke that theirs is the country of the future, and always will be. Is

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China and the Americas: Risks and Rewards

April 14, 2021 Eric Farnsworth China’s entry in the Americas represents the single biggest shift in hemispheric affairs this century. Much of Latin America now counts China as its first or second trade partner, and investment has increased dramatically. The covid pandemic has accelerated China’s efforts across the region further. Meanwhile, the United States has increasingly

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Democratic Backsliding in Latin America: What Can the Biden Administration Do?

April 07, 2021 Dr. Eduardo Gamarra Academics, policymakers, and pundits alike have warned that democracy in the region is backsliding. Concern is voiced not just about left leaning regimes such as Bolivia, Nicaragua, and Venezuela but also about right leaning ones such as Brazil, Colombia, and El Salvador. This trend poses a significant challenge to the

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Moving Equity Forward in Afghanistan

March 03, 2021 Susanne E. Jalbert, Ph.D The discussion is a rapid recap of Dr. Jalbert’s last two years in Afghanistan from April 2018 to April 2020. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Promote: Women in Government project shook up gender norms and engendered tremendous strides toward equity in the civil service. The project

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