The Next Use of Nuclear Weapons: Pakistan, Terrorists, and the United States

Thursday, October 6, 2011
4:00pm to 6:00pm
IGS Library
109 Moses Hall

Nuclear weapons have not been used since the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. But can this condition continue into the future given the spread of nuclear weapons, the emergence of global terrorism, and the continued reliance on nuclear weapons by the great powers?

Scott Sagan will discuss the three related scenarios that he believes are the most likely dangers for nuclear weapons use, and what the U.S. and the world community can do to reduce these dangers.