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In 2007, four men with distinguished careers in American diplomacy and national security wrote two op-eds in the Wall Street Journal promoting a world free of nuclear weapons and explaining the path to get there. The four, former Secretary of State George Shultz, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of Defense Bill Perry and former Senator Sam Nunn, discuss their views in more detail in the documentary film The Nuclear Tipping Point. The men continue to speak about nuclear non-proliferation.

Last week, Senator Nunn appeared on the Colbert Report and discussed the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the threat of nuclear terrorism and the necessity of global cooperation “to take the steps we need to protect American citizens.” Watch the interview here:

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Next week, on Monday, June 21 Secretary Shultz will be at the Council to host a members-only screening of the documentary film.

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The 74th Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Paulson has been on the front lines of the most significant global economic crisis in a generation. He joined the Council via webcast last week to offer remarks on US-Sino economic affairs.

The moderator, Mr. Timothy Dattels, is a Trustee of the World Affairs Council, and served as head of Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs for all Asian countries outside of Japan from 1996 to 2000.  He worked closely with Secretary Paulson during this time, and guides the conversation based on his experience.

Watch a video of the webcast here.

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