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A Global Problem

Media Feature

November 30, 2007

Related: Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, Matthew Bunn, Professor of Practice; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom, Senator Sam Nunn


This is the fourth in a series of videos on nuclear terrorism based on Graham Allison's book Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preventable Catastrophe. In this episode, former Senator Sam Nunn, Senior Research Associate in the Project on Managing the Atom Matthew Bunn, and Belfer Center Director Graham Allison discuss the global economic impact of a nuclear detonation. No matter where you live, the repercussions of a nuclear bomb going off anywhere in the world will affect those least able to help themselves.

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Watch the entire video series:

  1. Nuclear Terrorism: An Introduction
  2. A World of Three No’s
  3. What is a Nuclear Bomb?
  4. A Global Problem
  5. Rolling Back Proliferation

The videos were produced and directed by George Billard, edited by Katie Mantell, and were originally presented at


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A World of Three No’s
By Graham Allison, Matthew Bunn and Senator Sam Nunn

What is a Nuclear Bomb?
By Graham Allison and Matthew Bunn

Rolling Back Proliferation
By Graham Allison, Ashton B. Carter and Senator Sam Nunn

Defending the United States Against Weapons of Mass Destruction
By Graham Allison, Matthew Bunn, Ashton B. Carter, John M. Deutch, Richard A. Falkenrath, John P. Holdren, Robert Newman and Joseph S. Nye

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