FORA.tv Speaker - Ashton Carter

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Biography

Ashton Carter is chair of the International Relations, Security, and Science faculty at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He is also co-director (with former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry) of the Preventive Defense Project, a research collaboration of Harvard and Stanford Universities. Carter served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy during President Clinton's first term. His Pentagon responsibilities included countering weapons of mass destruction worldwide, oversight of the US nuclear arsenal and missile defense programs, and chairmanship of NATO's High Level Group. Carter was twice awarded the Department of Defense's highest award, the Distinguished Service Medal, and for his contributions to intelligence, the Defense Intelligence Medal.

3 Programs

Reconfiguring the Struggle Against Terrorism

05.01.08 | 01:53:40 min | 0 comments

Controls on Nuclear Weapons and Fuel: Part 2

10.24.07 | 01:01:34 min | 0 comments

Nukes: Armageddon or Balance of Power?

07.03.07 | 01:18:30 min | 0 comments