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Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall on the DOE’s National Laboratories, Clean Energy, the U.S. Nuclear Arsenal, and Her Favorite Energy Bar

2/1/2018
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Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall (@LSRTweets), former Deputy Secretary of Energy and Belfer Center Senior Fellow, talks with Aroop Mukharji (@aroopmukharji) about the mystery surrounding the Energy Department’s National Laboratories, the smart grid, the U.S. nuclear arsenal, energy sources of the future, and her favorite energy bar.

Duration:00:29:57

Ash Carter on Connecting Defense and Technology, Being in the Cabinet, and the Usefulness of Medieval History

1/3/2018
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Ash Carter, the 25th Secretary of Defense and the Director of the Belfer Center, talks with Aroop Mukharji (@aroopmukharji) about how he connected the technology industry with the Defense Department through DIUx, the tensions between the President and his cabinet, and what lessons we can learn from medieval history.

Duration:00:20:17

Vera Mironova on ISIS’s Drinking Problem, Embedding in Conflict Zones, and the Job Market for Insurgents

12/1/2017
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Vera Mironova (@vera_mironov), an Associate with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program, talks with Aroop Mukharji (@aroopmukharji) about ISIS’s drug and alcohol problem, her experience embedded in combat zones, and how insurgents shop around for the best job opportunities.

Duration:00:25:49

Meghan O’Sullivan on Fracking, Climate Change, Tight Oil, and Her Early Career Start

9/1/2017
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Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School and author of 'Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America’s Power,' talks with Aroop Mukharji (@aroopmukharji) about fracking, America’s strategic petroleum reserve, energy abundance, and her early start in geopolitics.

Duration:00:31:52

Jens Stoltenberg on NATO, Russia, and His Favorite American Meal

4/28/2017
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Secretary General of NATO and former Prime Minister of Norway Jens Stoltenberg (@jensstoltenberg) speaks with Aroop Mukharji (@aroopmukharji) about NATO, the Arctic, Russia, and what he looks forward to when he visits America.

Duration:00:11:55