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Twitter Space: Russia’s Empty Nuclear Threats

21.10.2022

Like the famous saying “everything old is new again” the specter of nuclear weapons has reappeared. As we reflect on the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the international community is once again faced with this frightening prospect, or is it? Live from Berlin, William Alberque Director of Strategy, Technology, and Arms Control at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) speaks with Roger Hilton to break down why nuclear weapons deployment is unlikely, reflexive control vs nuclear coercion, NATO’s “Steadfast Noon” exercise, and more.

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