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Book Launch: The Lure and Pitfalls of MIRVs: From the First to the Second Nuclear Age

The Stimson Center recently launched our latest book, The Lure and Pitfalls of MIRVs: From the First to the Second Nuclear Age. This collection of essays – edited by Michael Krepon, Travis Wheeler, and Shane Mason – takes retrospective and prospective looks at the damage done by MIRVs in the first nuclear age and what we might expect from China, India, and Pakistan in the second nuclear age. The program consisted of two panel discussions moderated by Michael Krepon and Sameer Lalwani. 

WHAT: Book launch of The Lure and Pitfalls of MIRVs: From the First to the Second Nuclear AgeWatch the full event below or click here.

Panel 1: The United States and the Soviet Union
Alexey Arbatov, Chair at Carnegie Moscow Center’s Nonproliferation Program
Brendan Rittenhouse Green, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Cincinnati
Lynn Davis, Senior Fellow at the RAND Corporation and former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
Moderator: Michael Krepon, Co-founder of the Stimson Center

Panel 2: China, India, and Pakistan
Jeffrey G. Lewis, Director of the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute (by Skype)
Michael Chase, Senior Political Scientist at the RAND Corporation
Jaganath Sankaran, Research Scholar at the Center for International Security Studies at the University of Maryland
Mansoor Ahmed, Stanton Nuclear Security Junior Faculty Fellow at the International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom at the Kennedy School’s Belfer Center of Science and International Security.
Moderator: Sameer Lalwani, Deputy Director, Stimson Center’s South Asia Program

Concluding Remarks
Michael Krepon, Co-founder of the Stimson Center

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