pair of fierce rivals, both nuclear-armed, face off across a contested
border—no wonder South Asia has sometimes been called the world's most
dangerous place. How can India and Pakistan manage nuclear risk so that
danger doesn't become catastrophe? Round one of our debate opens.
Korea’s fifth nuclear test confirms growing fears in the international
community that the regime’s nuclear aspirations reach much further than
once assumed. Pyongyang confirmed the test on September 9th, claiming
that it is now capable of mounting nuclear warheads on ballistic
missiles. Join our conversation with moderator Julian Borger of The Guardian,
while experts Suzanne DiMaggio, Mark Fitzpatrick, and Chung-in Moon
discuss what appears to be the most powerful nuclear test ever conducted
by North Korea.
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security experts urge the country to adopt a new approach to climate change.
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John F. Kennedy School of Government--Harvard University
for a discussion of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
and a luncheon to honor the winners of the U.N. International Student
Essay Competition on non-proliferation.
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