The Future of Nuclear Conflict, With Secretary Ernest Moniz and Senator Sam Nunn

Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and former Senator Sam Nunn sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of nuclear conflict between the United States and Russia. Read “The Return of Doomsday: The New Nuclear Arms Race—and How Washington and Moscow Can Stop It,” by Moniz and Nunn, in the September/October issue of Foreign Affairs.

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  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair
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Former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and former Senator Sam Nunn sit down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of nuclear conflict between the United States and Russia. Read “The Return of Doomsday: The New Nuclear Arms Race—and How Washington and Moscow Can Stop It,” by Moniz and Nunn, in the September/October issue of Foreign Affairs.

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