This talk discusses the ongoing situation in Ukraine, especially the risk of it escalating to nuclear war. As Ukrainian forces retake territory, Russia may be running out of non-nuclear options. This creates one of the most dangerous situations in history. The talk addresses the specifics of the situation, including how large the risk is and what can be done about it, as well as more general implications for managing the risks of Great Power conflict.
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