Pitfalls and Benefits of Ballistic Missile Defense

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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
12 p.m.
1530 P St. NW
Washington, DC

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..

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