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Preventing US Allies from Going Nuclear

Ivo Daalder, Chuck Hagel, Malcolm Rifkind, and Kevin Rudd join Brian Hanson to explain why the current security environment could restart nuclear proliferation.
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The changing security environment and decaying trust in the US nuclear guarantee could lead to nuclear proliferation among allies, a new report from a task force of defense and security experts argues. Task force cochairs and report authors Ivo Daalder, Chuck Hagel, Malcolm Rifkind, and Kevin Rudd join Deep Dish to discuss possible solutions and why this is so urgent.

About the Experts
President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Headshot of Ivo H. Daalder
Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013 prior to becoming president of the Council. Previously, he was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and served as director for European affairs on President Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. He is the author or editor of ten books.
Headshot of Ivo H. Daalder
Chuck Hagel
Former US Secretary of Defense
Chuck Hagel is the former US Secretary of Defense.
Malcolm Rifkind
Former UK Foreign Secretary and Secretary of Defense
Malcolm Rifkind is the former UK Foreign Secretary and Secretary of Defense.
Kevin Rudd
Former Australian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister
Kevin Rudd is the former Australian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.
Vice President, Studies
Council expert Brian Hanson
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with expertise in policy and politics. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Council expert Brian Hanson