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Strengthening the Global Partnership Against the Spread of WMD

Recent years have seen several nuclear smuggling incidents and revelations regarding the extensive scope of past illicit WMD proliferation activities. An effective international nuclear security strategy requires a broad network of stakeholders to gather knowledge and secure nuclear weapons-related materials and technologies; prevent their misuse; and reduce the risks caused by their availability.

What steps can the United States and other countries take to strengthen nuclear material security in coming years? Please join us to discuss the lessons learned, critical challenges, and the path forward for the G8 Global Partnership in the 21st century.

Panel

Richard Weitz Moderator

Hudson Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Political-Military Analysis

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins Panelist

Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of State

Andrew Semmel Panelist

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Nuclear Nonproliferation

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