Dr. Jim Walsh is an expert in international security and a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program. Dr. Walsh’s research and writings focus on international security, and in particular, topics involving nuclear weapons and terrorism.
Dr. Walsh has testified before the United States Senate on the issue of nuclear terrorism and on Iran’s nuclear program. He is one of a handful of Americans who has traveled to both Iran and North Korea for talks with officials about nuclear issues.
His comments and analysis have appeared in numerous national and international media outlets and has many recent and upcoming writings, including, “Rivals, Adversaries, and Partners: Iran and Iraq in the Middle East” in Iran and Its Neighbors, Palgrave Macmillan (2015); “50 Years After Gilpatrick: Reflections on Nuclear Age,” in Reassessing the Global Nuclear Order – Past, Present, and Future (2015); [Contributor], Iran and Its Neighbors: Regional Implications for U.S. Policy of a Nuclear Agreement,The Iran Project (2014).
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