Debating Pitfalls and Benefits of Ballistic Missile Defense

Join us on Friday, April 12 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. for a lively debate on the pitfalls and benefits of ballistic missile defense.

The debate will feature five participants – four debaters and one moderator – arguing the intricacies of domestic ballistic missile defense.

Debaters will be:

  • Ted Postol of MIT arguing the pitfalls of ballistic missile defense.
  • Kingston Reif of the Center for Arms Control and Nuclear Non-Proliferation arguing the pitfalls alongside Postol.
  • James “Jim” Woolsey former CIA director and Chairman of Woolsey Partners LLC and Venture Partner with Lux Capital arguing the benefits of ballistic defense.
  • Rebeccah Heinrichs of The Heritage Foundation’s Visiting Fellows Program will join Woolsey arguing the benefits of the use of ballistic missile defense.
  • Desmond Butler of the Associated Press acting as moderator

Stay tuned for more information on the debate. To register to attend this free debate, please send an email to info(@) Debate will be held at 1530 P ST NW, Washington, DC 20005..

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