147. India, Pakistan, Kashmir, and Avoiding a Nuclear War with Conn Hallinan

Friday, January 13, 2017



Episode Summary

Dr. Conn Hallinan joins Adam Camac to discuss his article, A Global Nuclear Winter: Avoiding the Unthinkable in India and Pakistan, the background of the tensions between India and Pakistan, how horrific and devastating a nuclear war and the resulting nuclear winter would be, and potential solutions to avoid the unthinkable.

About the Guest

Dr. Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus and an independent journalist. He oversaw the journalism program at the University of California at Santa Cruz for 23 years and was a college provost at UCSC.

You can follow his work via Dispatches from the Edge and via his Foreign Policy In Focus archive.

Biographical information is from dispatchesfromtheedgeblog.wordpress.com.

Article Discussed
1. A Global Nuclear Winter: Avoiding the Unthinkable in India and Pakistan by Conn Hallinan (December 8, 2016)

Book Mentioned
1. Hiroshima by John Hersey

Resources Mentioned
1. Foreign Policy In Focus
2. Dispatches from the Edge
3. Conn Hallinan’s Foreign Policy In Focus Archive
4. Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
5. National Nuclear Security Administration
6. Ploughshares Fund

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