100 Ideas for the First 100 Days: Establishing a D-10 and Denuclearization

Welcome to the fourth installment of The Burn Bag Podcast’s special collaboration with The Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Security and Strategy,  where we highlight contributions to the Scowcroft Center’s “100 Ideas for the First 100 Days” project. The fourth episode in the series delves into two big ideas with Ash Jain and Ambassador Alexander Vershbow. First, Ash Jain speaks on why… Read More 100 Ideas for the First 100 Days: Establishing a D-10 and Denuclearization

The World’s Most Dangerous Technology: Nuclear Weapons with Dr. Kennette Benedict

On this episode of the Burn Bag, we speak with Dr. Kennette Benedict, current Senior Advisor and former Executive Director and Publisher of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, about nuclear weapons and the geopolitical policy challenges surrounding the “world’s most dangerous technology.” Dr. Benedict begins the conversation by giving us an overview of the… Read More The World’s Most Dangerous Technology: Nuclear Weapons with Dr. Kennette Benedict

The Tech Threat Matrix: Disinformation, Cybersecurity, and Geopolitics with Glenn Gerstell, former NSA General Counsel

In the latest episode of The Burn Bag Podcast, we interview Glenn Gerstell, who as General Counsel, was the top lawyer at the National Security Agency between 2015 and 2020. We begin the conversation by getting Glenn’s thoughts on why he believes that online disinformation is a national security threat, why cyber-propelled disinformation is very different… Read More The Tech Threat Matrix: Disinformation, Cybersecurity, and Geopolitics with Glenn Gerstell, former NSA General Counsel