Sep 10, 2019
Hans Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), joins Joe Cirincione to discuss Chinese and Russian nuclear modernization plans, and the state of nuclear arsenals around the world. Leon Ratz, a senior program officer with the Nuclear Threat Initiative's Materials Risk Management program, joins Early Warning to discuss Iran's latest announcement about its nuclear program, Russia's plans to produce new cruise missiles, and Congress's return to Washington. Joe Cirincione and Michelle Dover answer a question from Gerrard on how citizens can influence their leaders to support nuclear weapons prohibition.
Hans Kristensen on China's nuclear strategy: https://chinapower.csis.org/podcasts/chinas-nuclear-strategy-and-capabilities/
FAS Nuclear Notebook: https://fas.org/issues/nuclear-weapons/nuclear-notebook/
The Nuclear Notebook on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: https://thebulletin.org/nuclear-notebook/