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How nearly everything in Dr Strangelove is true, and what we need to do about it' with Eric Schlosser 25th Nov 2014

UCL's Institute of Global Governance is pleased to present Eric Schlosser, investigative journalist and author, for a special debate about the issues arising from his book Command and Control , which explores nuclear weapons and the risks that their continuing presence put over our daily lives. Schlosser’s compelling narrative tells the story of Cold War ‘near-misses’ using exclusive and recently de-classified documents and interviews.
Eric will be joined by Thomas Nash, an expert on humanitarian disarmament who has worked on international campaigns to ban cluster munitions and autonomous weapons. Thomas is Director of Article 36 (article36.org/about/) and a steering group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
Recent international conferences in Norway and Mexico have changed the parameters for discussing nuclear weapons - their devastating effects and the impossible task of mounting a meaningful humanitarian response after a detonation renders the

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