Posts Tagged: Global Security

Panel Discussion: Japan Nuclear Reactor Accident

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck the northeast coast of Japan, followed by a roughly 10-meter tsunami. A panel of experts will discuss the earthquake- and tsunami-caused nuclear reactor accident(s) at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

The Negotiation of the New START Treaty

Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. will discuss the New START treaty, which began in the Spring of 2009 following the Summit meeting between Presidents Obama and Medvedev. Taking nearly a year to complete, it was signed by Presidents Obama and Medvedev in April, and was passed by the Senate on December 22nd, 2010 by a vote of 71-25.

Nuclear Security

Howard Hall, nuclear chemist and national security expert, discusses the likelihood of and possible responses to a nuclear attack or accident in the United States.