New START, Nuclear Modernization, and Missile Defense

Independent Working Group Conference

July 20, 2010, Washington, D.C.

The Independent Working Group (IWG) held a one-day conference in Washington, D.C., on July 20, 2010. The event featured sessions on threats and recent trends in missile defense; current issues including New START, the Nuclear Posture Review, nuclear modernization, and implications for missile defense; and priorities, budget needs and constraints, and programmatic initiatives.

Speakers at the conference included Senators Jim DeMint and Jon Kyl and Congressmen Trent Franks, Doug Lamborn, Jim Marshall, and Michael Turner.