Global Ethics Forum

The Nuclear Necessity Principle

In an information-filled talk, Stanford's Scott Sagan discusses the history of nuclear policy in the United States and why we need to think about these weapons in a more ethical manner. How do nuclear weapons fit into just war doctrine? What does the American public think about possible nuclear strikes?
  • program length: 27 minutes
  • episode #1001

Saturday, September 9 at 1:00 pm on 12.3

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How do global leaders make decisions? What moral codes guide them - and howdo those codes evolve?Global Ethics Forum is a weekly television show produced by the CarnegieEthics Studio, a division of the Carnegie Council for Ethics inInternational Affairs. Each week, different experts navigate the murky morallandscapes presented by global politics, development, and internationalbusiness. New episodes often confront challenges relevant to current events,while episodes in the Carnegie Classics series address longer-term ethicaltopics.