The Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI), Ploughshares Fund, and the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium are pleased to invite you to the third in a debate 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.

Debate question:

Participants will be asked to address the following statement:

  • Resolved – Diplomatic negotiations are the only way to prevent North Korea from fielding long-range ballistic missiles.


  • 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.