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Oct 1, 2019

Presidential Politics and US Nuclear Policy

With the departure of former National Security Advisor John Bolton, a new space has opened for policy towards Iran and North Korea. As the Democratic presidential campaign intensifies, candidates are jockeying to present their own, alternative national security strategies.

This makes the next 18 months potentially some of the most dynamic months in President Donald Trump’s tenure in office. Can he forge new deals with Iran and North Korea? How would a new Democratic president reshape America’s nuclear policy? This talk will explore the possibilities and predict some of the most likely outcomes.