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Threat of a Nuclear Terrorist Attack

Complete video at: A panel of defense policy analysts discusses the likelihood of a nuclear terrorist attack on the United States. ----- A panel consisting of Joseph Cirincione, Andrew Krepinevich, Bruce Blair, and John Holdren discuss Where Do We Go From Here: Iran, North Korea, Nuclear Energy and the Road to a World Without Nuclear Weapons at the 2008 Aspen Ideas Festival. The event was moderated by Jeffrey Goldberg. Andrew Krepinevich is a defense policy analyst, president of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Distinguished Visiting Professor at George Mason University's School of Public Policy. Scott Kleeb is an American rancher, professor, and political candidate in Nebraska. Kleeb is the Democratic candidate in the election for the open US Senate seat being vacated by Republican Chuck Hagel. John P. Holdren is Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and Director of the Program on Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Kennedy School, as well as Professor of Environmental Science and Public Policy in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Harvard University. His work focuses on causes and consequences of global environmental change, analysis of energy technologies and policies, ways to reduce the dangers from nuclear weapons and materials, and the interaction of content and process in science and technology policy. Bruce Blair is president of the World Security Institute, a nonprofit organization that he founded in 2000 to promote independent research and journalism on global affairs. Blair is an expert on US and Russian security policies, specializing in nuclear forces and command-control systems. Blair, a MacArthur Prize awardee, has taught security studies at both Harvard and Yale universities. Jeffrey Goldberg is the staff writer and Middle East correspondent for the New Yorker. He joined the staff of the New Yorker in 2000.
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