At this post–Cold War low in bilateral relations, the traditional guardrails that help stabilize the U.S.-Russian relationship are weakening, and nuclear risks are growing. What nuclear risks are most acute? What steps should be taken to stabilize and manage them? And what can be done to reduce the possibility that incidents outside the nuclear domain—involving cyber operations or general purpose forces, for example—could escalate into a nuclear crisis?


Ernest Moniz, Nuclear Threat Initiative


Emily Haber, German Ambassador to the United States

Igor Ivanov, Russian International Affairs Council

Sam Nunn, Nuclear Threat Initiative