Expert to discuss nuclear issues, national security at Ripon College

“Nuclear Dangers: Trust but Modernize; Trust but Verify” will be discussed Wednesday, April 19, at Ripon College. Peter Huessy, president of GeoStrategic Analysis and a leading voice in the national security community, will discuss nuclear modernization, missile defense proliferation, arms control and American and allied security.

The talk will begin at 4 p.m. in Kresge Little Theatre, East Hall. It is sponsored by the International Relations Club and the Center for Politics and the People.

Huessy is the senior defense consultant at the Air Force Association and National Security Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council. For the past three decades, he has hosted the Congressional Breakfast Seminar Series on Capitol Hill.

Securing support for key defense policy initiatives is his specialty. From 1981-2011, he helped the U.S. Air Force with strategic assessments of the threats facing the United States. He has lectured at the U.S. Naval Academy, the Joint Military Intelligence College, U.S. National War College, Johns Hopkins SAIS, the Institute of World Politics, and the University of Maryland.

He also has served as a consultant, monitoring budget and policy developments on missile defense, nuclear deterrence, terrorism and a wide range of proliferation, arms control and homeland security issues. He has written for National Review, Human Events, National Interest, Family Security Matters, Big Peace, Fox Forum and Stonegate Institute, and has appeared frequently on television and radio discussing key national security issues.

He also is a Fellow of Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs (JINSA).


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