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The Future of NATO: A Conversation with Heidi Hardt (Podcast)
With the Biden administration promising to rebuild global alliances, how will the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), one of the longest—and arguably most successful—alliances adapt to a rapidly changing world? In this edition of the IGCC podcast, Heidi Hardt, associate professor of political science at UC Irvine and expert in transatlantic security, talks about her book, NATO’s Lessons in Crisis, and about the emerging challenges facing the alliance.

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Proxy Wars and Hotspots to Watch: A Conversation with Eli Berman (Podcast)
With the US drawing down forces in a number of global hot zones, and the Biden administration promising a break from Trump-era disengagement, Eli BermanIGCC research director for international security studies and professor of economics at UC San Diego, revisits his book Proxy Wars: Suppressing Violence Through Local Agents.

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