Conventional Prompt Global Strike Weapons

James Acton talked about conventional prompt global strike weapons programs, high-precision convention missiles capable of striking targets… read more

James Acton talked about conventional prompt global strike weapons programs, high-precision convention missiles capable of striking targets around the world in a short time period. He outlined the benefits and risks of the technology, saying the weapons have the ability to enhance nuclear deterrence but could be misinterpreted as a nuclear warhead by China and Russia. In addition, he said they would not be effective in targeting chemical weapons stockpiles in Syria. close

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  • James Acton Senior Associate Carnegie Endowment for International Peace->Nuclear Policy
  • George Perkovich Director Carnegie Endowment for International Peace->Non-Proliferation Project

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Conventional Prompt Global Strike Weapons

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 3, 2013
Last Aired:
Sep 11, 2013

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  • Sep 03, 2013 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 03, 2013 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 03, 2013 | 4:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2013 | 5:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 2013 | 6:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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