Louis René Beres and John T. Chain

Louis Renè Beres is a professor of political science and international law at Purdue University. General John T. Chain (retired) has served as commander-in-chief of U.S. Strategic Air Command and director of the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff.

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    Even if the Iranian leadership were not always rationally interested in self-preservation, Israeli missile defense, second-strike capability, and a careful understanding of Tehran's priorities could potentially keep a nuclear Iran at bay.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

How new platforms are transforming radio, TV, print, and digital

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The Place Where Silent Movies Sing

How an antique, wind-powered pipe organ brings films to life

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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