Press the Button

By Ploughshares Fund

An engaging podcast on nuclear policy and national security, Press the Button is co-hosted by defense experts Michelle Dover and Tom Collina of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. This weekly podcast features top officials and experts discussing the latest developments on Iran, North Korea, nuclear weapons, military budgets and foreign policy. Press the Button offers diverse views on one of the most important issues of our time: preventing nuclear war. Have a question about nuclear issues that you’d like to hear answered on the podcast? Email us at pressthebutton@ploughshares.org.

  1. 1.
    Join Press the Button LIVE: Thursday October 21!
    3:19
  2. 2.
    Strategic Stability
    35:53
  3. 3.
    Hyping Hypersonics
    29:44
  4. 4.
    Strengthening our Nuclear Guardrails
    34:17
  5. 5.
    The Burden of Endless War
    33:41
  6. 6.
    The War on Terrorism
    36:13
  7. 7.
    20 Years of War
    36:15
  8. 8.
    Biden’s Nuclear Policy
    34:57
  1. 9.
    Securing the Nuclear Football
    52:43
  2. 10.
    Japan’s Nuclear Principles
    32:07
  3. 11.
    Clouds of Radiation
    27:51
  4. 12.
    Behind the Ban Treaty
    40:20
  5. 13.
    Nuclear Wake Up Call
    41:12
  6. 14.
    Follow the Money
    29:41
  7. 15.
    Searching for Silos
    31:56
  8. 16.
    Next Steps for Nuclear Negotiations
    40:30
  9. 17.
    The Visions of New Leaders
    31:12
  10. 18.
    New Precedents
    26:48
  11. 19.
    Cycling between Panic and Neglect
    39:40
  12. 20.
    We're in This Together
    36:04
  13. 21.
    A Matter of Life and Dissidence
    37:58
  14. 22.
    Nuclear Secrets
    39:38
  15. 23.
    The Power to Declare War
    38:41
  16. 24.
    Red Line in Syria
    27:41
  17. 25.
    Advocating for Diplomacy in East Asia
    28:53
  18. 26.
    You Don't Belong Here
    41:43
  19. 27.
    Safeguarding the Vienna Talks
    33:03
  20. 28.
    Shuttle Down The Hall Diplomacy
    29:59
  21. 29.
    War and Hunger in Yemen
    41:49
  22. 30.
    The Inherent Danger of ICBMs
    42:17
  23. 31.
    Walking the Talk
    40:47
  24. 32.
    A (Not So) False Alarm
    44:02
  25. 33.
    Keeping it 100 with Press the Button
    46:32
  26. 34.
    Building the American Warfare State
    46:54
  27. 35.
    Remembering George Shultz
    41:26
  28. 36.
    The Case for a Nuclear Veto
    30:36
  29. 37.
    Nasrin — The Nelson Mandela of Iran
    23:25
  30. 38.
    Civil Rights and Nuclear Disarmament
    36:26
  31. 39.
    It's Still 100 Seconds to Midnight
    45:49
  32. 40.
    Racism and Nuclear Weapons, Part II
    46:18
  33. 41.
    America’s Flaws – And How to Fix Them
    47:29
  34. 42.
    Trump’s Finger on the Nuclear Button
    22:13
  35. 43.
    Hacking the Bomb
    51:32
  36. 44.
    Racism and Nuclear Weapons
    45:32
  37. 45.
    2020 Year in Review
    29:19
  38. 46.
    The Ties that Bind Us
    43:46
  39. 47.
    Human Cost of Endless War
    46:51
  40. 48.
    Iran's Dilemma
    32:27
  41. 49.
    The Bomb and Your Brain
    49:59
  42. 50.
    Biden's Nuclear Priorities
    40:29

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