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My TV Interview on Russian TV: “Drone Country”

by Ehsan Ahrari on June 18, 2013, No Comments

http://rt.com/shows/crosstalk/drone-campaign-washington-pakistan-499/ Drone country May 19, 2013 13:18             Reuters / Erik Hildebrandt Download video (166.26 MB) Embed Embed video Code <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" quality="high" data="http://rt.com/s/swf/player5.4.swf" width="690" height="388"><param name="menu" value="false"><param name="wmode" value="transparent"><param name="flashvars" value="skin=http://rt.com/s/swf/jwplayer/skin.zip&abouttext=RT&aboutlink=http://rt.com/about-us/corporate-profile/&stretching=uniform&controlbar.position=over&file=http://rt.com/files/episode/1f/20/b0/00/crosstalk.flv&image=http://rt.com/files/episode/1f/20/b0/00/drone-campaign-washington-pakistan.si.jpg&provider=http"></object> Pakistan and Washington's deadly drone campaign:  To what degree does the military in Islamabad still call the shots?  Where d
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Perspectives on the Second Nuclear Age

by Ehsan Ahrari on April 29, 2013, No Comments

The threat of the outbreak of a nuclear war between the two superpowers has ended with the implosion of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War.  However, the threat of a military conflict escalating into a nuclear conflagration remains quite palpable in the "second nuclear age."  That is the basic theme of Paul Bracken's, The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics.  There are not too many books that are more persuasive in establishing the argument involving the end of one historical era–the first nuclear age–and the beginning of another–the second nuclear age than this one.  It is also insightful in describing how distinctive the second nuclear age has already been from the first one and why it is going to be more conflict prone and trickier to "manage" than the previous one.   (more…)