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Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Lt Gen Thomas A. Bussiere | August 27, 2021

The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch our Nuclear Deterrence & Missile Defense Forum event with Lt Gen Thomas A. Bussiere, Deputy Commander of United States Strategic Command. Gen Bussiere discusses the threat of Chinese and Russian Nuclear stockpiles, the U.S. nuclear modernization effort, the future of U.S. nuclear deterrence and other topics. Lt Gen (Ret.) David Deptula, Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, moderates the discussion and facilitates audience Q&A.

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Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Dr. Stephen Blank | August 23, 2021

At its Nuclear Deterrence & Missile Defense Forum, the Mitchell Institute hosts Dr. Stephen Blank, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute.  Dr. Blank discusses how nuclear capabilities influence Russia’s international behavior, its strategic objectives, and its overall nuclear policy & doctrine.

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Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Maj Gen Michael Lutton | August 10, 2021 | 10:00 am

The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch our virtual Nuclear Deterrence & Missile Defense Forum event with Maj Gen Michael Lutton, the Commander of the Twentieth Air Force and previous Deputy Director for Nuclear and Homeland Defense Operations of the Joint Staff. Maj Gen Lutton discusses the need for U.S. nuclear modernization, how our competitors such as China and Russia are changing the nuclear deterrence landscape amongst and other topics. Doug Birkey, Executive Director at

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Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Gordon Chang and Rick Fisher | August 5, 2021 | 10:00 am

The Mitchell Institute invites you to watch the virtual Nuclear Deterrence Forum event with Mr. Gordon Chang, an East Asia expert, and the author of numerous books on China, and Mr. Rick Fisher, a Senior Fellow on Asian Military Affairs at the International Assessment and Strategy Center. Mr. Chang and Mr. Fisher discuss ongoing Chinese nuclear missile silo developments, China’s nuclear arsenal and its impact on geopolitics, and China’s ambitions with Taiwan, among other topics.

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Nuclear Deterrence Forum: Rob Soofer and John Harvey | July 22, 2021 | 10:00 am

The Mitchell Institute hosts a virtual Nuclear Deterrence & Missile Defense Forum event with Dr. Robert Soofer, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy and Dr. John Harvey, former Principal Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Defense Programs on Thursday, July 22 at 10:00 AM ET. Dr. Soofer and Dr. Harvey discuss nuclear modernization and the next Nuclear Posture Review, as well as layered

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