Who Has Control Over Nuclear War?

Nuclear experts Joe Cirincione, Jeffrey Lewis, Theresa Hitchens and Alex Wellerstein debate the controls—or lack thereof—the United States has in place to avoid nuclear catastrophe.

This sobering panel discussion on nuclear threats and hopeful innovative solutions, hosted by Hollywood, Health & Society, features 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 Policy; Theresa 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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