The Finger on the Button

April 16, 2019

The Finger on the Button: The Authority to Use Nuclear Weapons in the Nuclear-Armed States

Video Seminar: Took place on April 9, 2019, at CNS of MIIS in Monterey

Seminar with Bruno Tertrais

Dr. Bruno Tertrais is Deputy Director at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique. He was the Special Assistant to the Director of Strategic Affairs at the French Ministry of Defense between 1993-2001, a Visiting Fellow at RAND Corporation in 1995-96, and Director of the Civilian Affairs Committee at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly between 1990-1992.

He is also a member of the editorial board of The Washington Quarterly, Strategic and Military Affairs. He has published widely on International Relations and Geopolitics, Conflicts, US Strategy, Transatlantic Relations, Security in the Middle East, Security in Asia, Nuclear Proliferation, Nuclear Deterrence, and Military Strategy.


The paper Dr. Tertrais presents, which he coauthored with Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, can be downloaded here.

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