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Past Event

Reducing Nuclear Weapons: Stopping the War That No One Wants

The ongoing pandemic has shown us what indiscriminate worldwide destruction looks like. A nuclear war would do infinitely more damage in a shorter time and recovery, if possible at all, would take years. Russia says it’s created hypersonic weapons. Kim Jung Un refuses to give up his nuclear program. Iran is enriching uranium. The current START treaty expires in February 2021.

Join a seasoned panel to discuss what the United States and others can do at this crucial point in history to reduce weapons and decrease the chances of devastating war.

May 20, 2020

United States

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Jerry Brown
Former Governor of California
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Rose Gottemoeller
Former Deputy Secretary General, NATO, October 2016 to October 2019
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Izumi Nakamitsu
Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations
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William Perry
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense
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George Shultz
Former U.S. Secretary of State
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Dr. Gloria Duffy
President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club—Moderator

2 p.m. program