12:15-2:00 p.m., Mark Bell, University of Minnesota, Julia Macdonald, University of Denver, "How to Think About Nuclear Crises," Room 350, 1 Brattle Square, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
3:00-4:00 p.m., Elizabeth Rosenberg, Center for a New American Security; Anthony Ruggiero, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; Dr. Kim Young-Joon, Institute for National Security Strategy; Dr. Lee Hochul, Incheon National University, "The North Korean Nuclear Challenge and International Response," Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC. RSVP online.
Peace Corps Iran Association, Conference and Reunion, including panel on current state of Iranian-American relations with Ambassador John Limbert, Trita Parsi, and Barbara Slavin, Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis, MD. Register via mail or online.
10:00-11:30 a.m., Ronald Lehman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, "Have We Trivialized Disarmament?" Room 324 Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA.
65th anniversary of the world's first hydrogen bomb test by the United States, Ivy Mike. The test was 700 times the size of the Hiroshima bomb and vaporized the island of Elugelab, Marshall Islands.
President Trump attends an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leaders meeting. Da Nang, Vietnam (tentative).
75th anniversary of the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction. University of Chicago.
30th anniversary of the signing the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty by President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Washington. The treaty eliminated nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with intermediate ranges, defined as between 300 and 3,400 miles.