TONIGHT at 7pm EST. The Russian invasion of Ukraine heightens the terrifying prospect of nuclear war. Three experts on nuclear weapons and Russia will discuss the dangerous steps the U.S. and Russia are taking on the ladder of escalation. Russia is on nuclear alert.
During the Cold War, Ted Postol was a principal advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations on nuclear weapons systems, nuclear war planning, Russian and U.S. anti-missile defense countermeasures, strategic anti-submarine warfare and Navy and Air Force Strategic Nuclear missile systems. Postol will elaborate on his discovery of the inferiority of Russia’s early warning systems cited in the Committee’s first Ukraine salon, viewed over 750,000 times, and how this could trigger what Dr. Strangelove referred to as the “Doomsday Machine.”
Cynthia Lazaroff is the founder of Women Transforming Our Nuclear Legacy and NuclearWakeUpCall.Earth. An award-winning documentary filmmaker and author of Dawn of a New Armageddon, Cynthia is an activist dedicated to a world without nuclear weapons and serves on the boards of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and the American Committee for U.S.-Russia Accord.
Joe Cirincione is a Senior Fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.