A Moment in Time: The Cooperative Threat Reduction Program and the End of the Cold War
Harold Palmer Smith
Distinguished Scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley
Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harold Smith, Distinguished Scholar at the Institute of Governmental Studies at Berkeley. Reflecting on his odyssey from university professor to Washington where he served as defense consultant and assistant Secretary of Defense, Smith explains the what, how and why of the implementation of the Nunn Lugar Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program. He concludes with reflections on lessons learned and advice to students preparing for a future in defense and foreign policy careers.