U.S. Nuclear Posture Review and Extended Deterrence

Joint New America Foundation – BASIC meeting in Washington, DC.

This private roundtable discussion was held at the New America Foundation\’s office and involved about 25 participants, including representatives from NATO-member embassies.

Jan Lodal (recent President of the Atlantic Council of the United States and a former senior Defense Department and White House official) and Arnold Kanter (former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs) started off the meeting with brief presentations.

British Parliamentary Perspectives on Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation

During their All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) and BASIC organized-visit to Washington, DC, the Rt. Hon. Des Browne, MP (Labour), Dr. David Lidington, MP (Conservative), Tony Lloyd, MP (Labour), and Lord Hannay of Chiswick (Crossbench), shared their views on the vision of a world free of nuclear weapons and the prospects for success on nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation at this joint Carnegie Endowment for International Peace-BASIC event.

Event on nuclear weapons, security, and moral leadership

Speakers including Sergio Duarte, Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, Jonathan Granoff, Jonathan Schell, Naila Bolus, Douglas Roche, and Emilie Townes will contribute to a Yale Divinity School conference on Nuclear Weapons, Security, and Moral Leadership.

Title: Are we safe yet? Vulnerability and security in an anxious age

Date: September 18-19, 2008

Place: Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut