12 June 2018

A conversation about the North Korea summit with Sig Hecker

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board member Lynn Eden spoke with Siegfried Hecker about his interactions with North Korean nuclear scientists, what went wrong...

10 June 2018

North Korea is not crazy

University of Chicago history professor Bruce Cumings has made a career of overcoming the conventional wisdom on North Korea. He's visited the country several times, and observed its ups and downs...

29 May 2018

Who is Kim Jong-un?

Kim Jong-un has armed his country significantly and grabbed the world’s attention with verbal threats. An effort to understand his character and motivations could go a long way.

25 May 2018

Trump-Kim: The rom-com movie hit of the summer

Set your Doomsday Clock to love. It's a movie trailer for the romantic comedy hit of 2018, brought to you by the comic geniuses at "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." 

24 May 2018

How the Bulletin anticipated Trump's letter to Kim

On May 24, Donald Trump informed Kim Jong-un in a letter that he felt it "inappropriate" to hold the June 12 meeting between the two leaders. Trump cited "tremendous anger and open hostility" as...

23 April 2018

The Madeleine Albright interview

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in conversation with Bulletin CEO and president Rachel Bronson, for the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics.

18 April 2018

The Children of Douma

Unverified video supposedly showing children after the alleged Douma chemical weapons attack, hosted by BBC News 

11 April 2018

Doomsday Slam

A team of Chicago high school students inspired by the 2018 Doomsday Clock announcement advanced to the semi-finals of the world...

6 April 2018

A primer on resilience

A quick look at the rising use of the term "resilience" with Alice Hill, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and guest editor of the March/April...