The Bulletin Podcast #19: Security Cooperation in the Global North and the Ukraine War

Smriti Rai
Jesus Renzullo
pins representing some NATO countries


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In this episode, we talk about NATO and it’s relevance as a security organization with Prof. Patrick Mello. We touch upon the ongoing war in Ukraine and delve further into the influence of security cooperation in both peace and conflict.

Patrick A. Mello is Privatdozent at the Technical University of Munich and Research Associate at the Chair of European and Global Governance of the Hochschule für Politik München. Previously, he held Interim Franz Haniel Professor for Public Policy 2017-18 and was a visiting scholar 2018-21 at Willy Brandt School of Public Policy.

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This episode was hosted by Smriti Rai and Jesus Renzullo. 

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