Obama's Nuclear Disarmament Pledge: Has the Time Come?
APR 12, 2010
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The nuclear threat, now in its seventh decade, is still a pressing issue. Jonathan Schell will discuss the nuclear question, especially President Obama's commitment to full nuclear disarmament, in the context of all the current negotiations and talks, from the nuclear posture review to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Review conference in May.
Jonathan SchellDoris Shaffer Fellow
The Nation Institute
Jonathan Schell is the Peace and Disarmament Correspondent for The Nation,
and also writes for Harper’s Magazine, The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs,
and Tomdispatch.com. He is the author of 13 books. The most recent is The Seventh Decade: The New Shape of the Nuclear Danger.
He was a staff writer at The New Yorker
magazine from 1967 to 1987. He is now a senior visiting lecturer in international studies at Yale University where he teaches a course on the nuclear dilemma. Mr. Schell's other books include The Fate of the Earth
(Knopf, 1982), which first appeared in three parts in The New Yorker,
became a best-seller and was hailed by The New York Times
as "an event of profound historical moment"; and The Unconquerable World
Open to the public at no cost. Lunch provided.
NOTE: Not a CLE event
Please note - Recording in any form is prohibited.