Ensuring Deterrence against Russia: The View from NATO States

Ensuring Deterrence against Russia: The View from NATO States

The James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies and Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America invite you to a special briefing on: 

Ensuring Deterrence against Russia: The View from NATO States

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
12:00pm - 2:00 pm
A light lunch will be served at 12 and the event will begin promptly at 12:30

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies,
1400 K Street, NW, Suite 1225, Washington, DC, 20005

Please RSVP here by January 17.

Russia’s military actions in 2014 and 2015, particularly in Crimea, Ukraine, and Syria, have upended expectations among NATO members about their security and the future course of NATO-Russian relations. In response, many of the NATO states bordering Russia have argued for reinvigorating NATO’s deterrent capabilities after two decades of drawing down conventional and nuclear forces in the immediate post-Cold War era. In response, researchers from the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies traveled to the NATO front-line states of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and Turkey to assess the perceptions of governmental and nongovernmental experts regarding how NATO should respond to Russian actions, with an emphasis on how nuclear issues should be addressed. The research was made possible by the financial support of the Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America. Panelists include:

Mr. Miles Pomper

Senior Fellow, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies 

Dr. Nikolai Sokov

Senior Fellow, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies 

Ms. Jessica Varnum

Senior Research Associate & Project Manager, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies 

Ms. Egle Murauskaite

Nonresident Fellow, International Communication & Negotiation Simulations (ICONS) Project at the University of Maryland 

 

Comments by

Ms. Joan Rohlfing

President and Chief Operating Officer, Nuclear Threat Initiative

 

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