Book Discussion on Annihilation from Within

Fred Charles Ikle talked about his book Annihilation from Within: The Ultimate Threat to Nations, published by Columbia University… read more

Fred Charles Ikle talked about his book Annihilation from Within: The Ultimate Threat to Nations, published by Columbia University Press. Mr. Ikle argued that because of unrestrained technological progress, new national security threats are emerging inside the U.S., such as weapons of mass destruction and supercomputers. He claimed that U.S. officials are focused on threats from abroad and are oblivious to internal threats. He offered preventive measures.

He was joined in discussion by Francis Fukuyama, David Ignatius, and Richard Perle. They responded to questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Fukuyama, Francis Director Nitze (Paul H.) School of Advanced International Studies->International Development Program
  • Hamre, John J. President and CEO Center for Strategic and International Studies
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Book Discussion on Annihilation from Within

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Nov 25, 2006

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  • Nov 25, 2006 | 5:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
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