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Red and Blue America Agree That Now Is the Time to Violate the Constitution

People of both parties seem rather okay with undermining core civil liberties in order to fight the pandemic.

The Atlantic

Misunderstanding the Bomb

How we've learned the wrong lessons about nuclear deterrence and arms control. Brendan Green, Todd Sechser

The World Is Experiencing a New Form of Autocracy

Today’s authoritarians use legal measures to subvert constitutional constraints on their power. By Lab Faculty Anne Meng and Mila Versteeg, with Tim Horley. 

The Atlantic

The U.S. and Iran: 'It's a very important moment'

Lab Director Todd Sechser moderates as former ambassadors Eric Edelman and Steve Mull discuss the latest chapter in a long and fraught relationship

Can the U.S. protect its nuclear weapons in Turkey?

U.S. forces reportedly came under artillery fire from Turkish troops heading into northern Syria last week — another sign of the sudden plunge in U.S. relations with Turkey.

Washington Post

Analysis of the U.S.-North Korean summit

Todd Sechser, an associate professor in the University of Virginia’s Department of Politics and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy … he’s also a senior fellow at the Miller Center, specializing in international security and co-author of the 2017 book “Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy. He joins Les Sinclair to analyze the summit.

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