A debate series by Ralph Nader & the Center for Study of Responsive Law
What are the Pitfalls and Benefits of Ballistic Missile Defense?
Friday, April 12, 2013
1530 P St. NW
The debate, will be held at the Carnegie Institution of Washington building. It addresses a taboo subject in electoral, political and mass media arenas. Two debaters will speak on the benefits of missile defense, and two debaters will present the pitfalls of missile defense.
- James Woolsey, chair of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Rebeccah Heinrichs, of The Heritage Foundation, will argue for the benefits of missile defense.
- MIT Professor Ted Postol and Kingston Reif, Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, will address the drawbacks of using missile defense.
- The moderator will be Desmond Butler of The Associated Press.
A complimentary light lunch will be held following the debate.
To attend, RSVP to info(@)csrl.org..