Debunking Deterrence Theory and Pursuing Global Nuclear Disarmament

Watch: Debunking Deterrence Theory and Pursuing Global Nuclear Disarmament

Recording of the July 9, 2024, webinar Debunking Deterrence Theory And Pursuing Global Nuclear Disarmament.

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For too long, deterrence theory has been used as the legitimizing foundation for US and global nuclear weapons policy. Deterrence is rarely examined, let alone questioned as it is repeated ad nauseum to justify extremely dangerous and exorbitant policies that threaten life on Earth.

An exceptional panel of speakers: former Hiroshima Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba, Harvard Professor Elaine Scary, Western States Legal Foundation’s Jackie Cabasso, and Global Zero’s Emma Claire Foley

Featured speakers:

Tadatoshi (Tad) Akiba, former Mayor of Hiroshima, Japan

List of speakers

Event Initiated By: Peace Action and Campaign for Peace, Disarmament & Common Security

Co-Sponsors: Americans for Democratic Action Foundation of Southern California, Basel Peace Office, Bombshelltoe Policy x Arts, Chicago Area Peace Action. Gensuikyo, International Peace Bureau (IPB), Massachusetts Peace Action, New Hampshire Peace Action, Nuclear Abolition Now, NuclearBan.US, Pax Christi New York State, Peace Action Maine, Peace Action of San Mateo County, Peace Action Wisconsin, Physicians for Social Responsibility, United for Peace and Justice, Western States Legal Foundation, World BEYOND War

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