A debate series by Ralph Nader & the Center for Study of Responsive Law
What are the Pitfalls and Benefits of Using Ballistic Missile Defense?
Friday, April 12, 2013
1530 P St. NW
The debate, held at the Carnegie Institution of Washington building, addressed a taboo subject in electoral, political and mass media arenas. Two debaters spoke on the benefits of missile defense, and two debaters presented the pitfalls of missile defense.
- James Woolsey and Rebeccah Heinrichs for the benefits of missile defense.
- Professor Ted Postol and Kingston Reif on the drawbacks of using missile defense.
- The moderator was Desmond Butler of The Associated Press.
To view the debate click here.
For more information on the event, visit www.debatingtaboos.org.