Randall Caroline Forsberg is Ann and Bernard Spitzer Professor of Political Science at the City College of New York. She was the founder of the Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies and is widely credited as the author of the proposal that inspired the Nuclear Freeze Movement.
As the world reacts to news of North Korea’s underground nuclear test, a crucial anniversary is observed: Twenty years ago at the Reykjavik Summit, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev outlined a vision for a non-nuclear world. What went wrong? In this Nation forum, four experts from the nonproliferation movement discuss how to put disarmament back on the world’s agenda.