Debate: North Korea's Nuclear Program

The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) and Ploughshares Fund

David Brower Center, Goldman Theater, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, California

June 20, 2017, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI) and Ploughshares Fund will host a debate, the third a series on a range of nuclear challenges and policy decisions the Trump administration will face in 2017. The debate series aims to provide a forum for in-depth exploration of arguments on both sides of key nuclear policy issues.  

Please RSVP here.

Please note all times listed above are Pacific Time Zone (PT).

Debate question

Participants will be asked to address the following statement:

  • Resolved – Current plans to rebuild the U.S. nuclear arsenal are excessive, and the new ICBM and cruise missile should be cancelled or substantially curtailed.


Rebecca Hersman, Director, Project on Nuclear Issues, and Senior Adviser, International Security Program, will moderate the event.

This event is supported by funding from Ploughshares Fund, the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium at the University of California-Berkeley, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, and the National Nuclear Security Administration.

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