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Policy dialogue on nuclear weapons to feature undersecretary, retired general

A public policy dialogue on “Nuclear Policy in the 21st Century” will be held Sept. 29 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel. The event will feature Rose Gottemoeller, undersecretary for arms control and international security, and retired Air Force Gen. Eugene Habiger.

Open free to the public, the discussion aims to educate the UGA community and the general public on international nuclear policy. The dialogue will be moderated by William W. Keller, director of the Center for International Trade and Security at the UGA School of Public and International Affairs. Audience members will be able to ask questions.

Gottemoeller was sworn in as the undersecretary for arms control and international security on March 7. As undersecretary, Gottemoeller advises the secretary of state on arms control, nonproliferation and disarmament.

Habiger has more than 35 years of experience in national security and nuclear operations. In his previous assignment as the commander in chief of U.S. Strategic Command, he was responsible for all U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy strategic nuclear forces supporting the national security strategy of strategic deterrence.

This dialogue was arranged by the Center for International Trade and Security.