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Joseph Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund, says the real threat a nuclear Iran poses to the United States is the cascading proliferation that would occur among other Middle East nations.
Ploughshares Fund president Joseph Cirincione discusses “The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons.” This program was recorded in collaboration with the Chautauqua Institution, on July 23, 2010.
Joseph Cirincione is President of Ploughshares Fund, a global security foundation. He previously served as Vice President for National Security and International Policy at the Center for American Progress and Director for Nonproliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
He is the author of Bomb Scare: The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats. He teaches at the graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.