Rising Nuclear Threats in a Disrupted World | 2018 | Events

Rising Nuclear Threats in a Disrupted World
Lori Murray
Lori Murray
Council on Foreign Relations
October 17, 2018
Building E40-496 (Pye Room)


Nuclear Threats are on the rise, as regional state actors proliferate, non-state actors continue to threaten the use of these weapons and great powers modernize with rapidly advancing technologies and destabilizing nuclear policies that could potentially undermine strategic stability. These challenges are among those contributing to the break-down and potential collapse of the global order that sought to control the growth and spread of these weapons. How dangerous are these threats? Is the global arms control and non-proliferation regimes about to collapse? What is the role of the United States in determining that future? These are among the central questions that will be addressed in this seminar.


Dr. Murray is an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Prior to joining CFR, she held the distinguished national security chair at the U.S. Naval Academy. She is also an adjunct professor at the University of Connecticut and president emeritus of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA), the largest nonpartisan, nonprofit grassroots organization dedicated to educating and engaging the American public on global issues.