Virtual Meeting

Virtual Roundtable: The Future of Strategic Arms Control

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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Speakers
Dmitry Stefanovich

Research Fellow, Center for International Security, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences

Tong Zhao

Senior Fellow, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

Presider
Rebecca K. Hersman

Director, Project on Nuclear Issues and Senior Adviser, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

To avoid a costly and potentially dangerous arms race with China and Russia, the United States should consider new and creative approaches to strategic arms control. A new paper, “The Future of Strategic Arms Control,” for the Managing Global Disorder series explains how this expanded conception can enhance strategic stability. American, Chinese, and Russian experts discuss how the major powers can pursue effective arms control in the future amid growing mistrust and animosity.

Additional Resources

For further reading, please see CPA’s Managing Global Disorder series.

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