2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit: A Policy Discussion

Filmed January 20, 2012

Joseph Cirincione, president of the Ploughshares Fund, and Alexandra Toma, founder and co-chair of the Fissile Materials Working Group, examine the issues surrounding the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit to take place in Seoul in March. What does the summit mean for international efforts to prevent nuclear weapons from falling into the hands of terrorists? What are the current and new efforts aimed at North Korean denuclearization? How does the summit affect Seoul’s increasing role as a regional host and leader in the areas of politics and security? Cirincione, author of Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats, is a member of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's International Security Advisory Board. Ms. Toma is also executive director of Connect U.S. Fund.

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Cast: The Korea Society

Tags: Korea, United States, Nuclear and Security