Nuclear Expert Joe Cirincione: We Are Right to Be Afraid

Ploughshares Fund president Joe Cirincione cautions that the danger of a nuclear war with North Korea is real, but maintains that collective action can make a difference.

This sobering panel discussion on nuclear threats and hopeful innovative solutions, hosted by Hollywood, Health & Societyfeatures screenwriter Mark Bomback (War For the Planet of the Apes) and experts including Joe Cirincione, president of Ploughshares Fund and MSNBC commentator; Jeffrey Lewis, director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey and regular contributor to Foreign PolicyTheresa Hitchens, senior research scholar at the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland and former director of the UN’s Institute for Disarmament Research; Alex Wellerstein, creator of NUKEMAP and “Restricted Data” blogger. Lear Center director Marty Kaplan moderates the panel.

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