OMAHA, Neb. - A discussion panel offers their perspective on the influence nuclear weapons have in the world during the 2011 U.S. Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium August 3 at the Qwest Center. Pictured: Dr. Christopher Twomey, Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School; Dr. Keir Lieber, Professor, School of Foreign Service and Department of Government, Georgetown University; Dr. James Acton, Senior Associate, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment; Tom McKane, Director General Security Policy, Ministry of Defense, United Kingdom; and Michael Elliott, Deputy Director, Strategic Stability, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Staff.

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