Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable

Staff: Charles D. Ferguson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Science and Technology
June 1, 2005 - February 17, 2009

As of July 2008, the Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable series is sponsored by CFR's program on international institutions and global governance and made possible by the generous support of the Robina Foundation.

Meetings

Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington D.C.

Improving Relations between the West and Iran

Speakers:

Paolo Cotta-Ramusino, Secretary General, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, Charles D. Ferguson, Philip D. Reed Sr. Fellow for Science & Technology, CFR
February 17, 2009

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Roundtable Meeting

Responding to the Prospect of Dirty Dust

Speaker:

Richard L. Garwin, IBM Fellow Emeritus, Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Philip D. Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
November 6, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

The IAEA after ElBaradei and the Future of the Nonproliferation Regime

Speakers:

Joseph Cirincione, President, Ploughshares Fund, Andrew Semmel, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Nonproliferation, U.S. Department of State

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Philip D. Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
October 28, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Strategies to Manage the International Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Framing the Next Administration's Agenda

Speaker:

Jane Harman, U.S. House of Representatives

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Council on Foreign Relations
October 10, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Solving the Dirty Bomb Problem: Observations from the Hill and the National Laboratory

Speaker:

Thomas W. Graham, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Philip D. Reed Senior Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
June 24, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable: How Secure are Pakistan's Nukes?

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Commentator:

Daniel S. Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Henry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
February 20, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism: A Conversation with Michael Levi

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Michael A. Levi, Fellow for Science and Technology; Director, Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations
January 17, 2008

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Roundtable Meeting

Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable: Nuclear Jihadist

Presider:

Steve Coll, President and CEO, New America Foundation

Speakers:

Catherine Collins, Author, Douglas Frantz, Middle East Correspondent, Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable: Falling Behind - International Scrutiny of the Peaceful Atom

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Edward Levine, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Henry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
October 9, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable: Nuclear Capitulation? A Conversation with the Honorable Edward J. Markey on Nuclear Cooperation Between the United States and India

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations

Speaker:

Edward J. Markey, U.S. House of Representatives
September 13, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable: Learning from the Past to Counter Future Nuclear Proliferation Threats

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Rebecca K. C. Hersman, Senior Research Professor, National Defense University, Robert S. Litwak, Director of International Studies, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
May 8, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Roundtable: The Deal with North Korea - A Step Forward or Backward?

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, The Council on Foreign Relations

Speakers:

Robert L. Gallucci, Dean, Georgetown University, Gary Samore, Vice President, Director of Studies, Maurice R. Greenburg Chair, The Council on Foreign Relations, Henry Sokolski, Executive Director, Nonproliferation Policy Education Center
March 2, 2007

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Roundtable Meeting

Iran's Oil Crisis and Nuclear Program

Speaker:

Roger Stern, Johns Hopkins University
January 17, 2007 12:00-2:00 p.m.

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Nuclear Security Roundtable: North Korea: The Forgotten Proliferator?

Speakers:

Byungki Kim, Georgetown University, Charles L. "Jack" Pritchard, The Brookings Institution

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson
June 27, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Nuclear Security Roundable: Tracking the Bomb

Speakers:

Sidney Niemeyer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Peter D. Zimmerman, King's College, London

Commentator:

Anthony Fainberg, Institute for Defense Analyses

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson
June 7, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Nuclear Security Roundtable - Nuclear Dominoes in the Middle East

Speakers:

Daniel Poneman, Forum on International Policy, Richard Russell, National Defense University

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson
May 31, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Nuclear Security Roundtable: GNEP - Nuclear Liability

Speakers:

Omer Brown, Harmon, Wilmot & Brown, Richard L. Garwin, IBM Corporation

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson
May 9, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Nuclear Security Roundtable: Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP)

Speaker:

Clay Sell, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow for Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
March 24, 2006

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ New York

New York City First Responders: Meeting the Challenge of Crude Nukes and Dirty Bombs

Speakers:

Joseph W. Pfeifer, Chief of Planning & Strategy, Bureau of Operations, Fire Department of New York, Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow, Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
October 21, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Nuclear Security Roundtable: U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation

Speakers:

Sharon Squassoni, Specialist in National Defense, Congressional Research Service, Ashley J. Tellis, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow, Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
October 3, 2005

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Roundtable Meeting ⁄ Washington

Are Spent Nuclear Fuel Pools Secure?

Speakers:

Kevin Crowley, Director, Board on Radioactive Waste Management, National Academy of Sciences, Daniel Dorman, Deputy Director of the Division of Nuclear Security, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Presider:

Charles D. Ferguson, Fellow, Science and Technology, Council on Foreign Relations
June 7, 2005

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