Hot Topic: Trudeau Participates in Nuclear Summit

Prime Minister Trudeau is taking part in the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington and Carleton experts are available to discuss his participation and the discussions that may take place.

Alex Wilner
Assistant Professor, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (NPSIA)

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 6199

Wilner teaches classes on intelligence, international affairs and strategic foresight.

His research focuses on the application of deterrence theory to contemporary security issues, like terrorism, violent radicalization, organized crime, cyber threats and proliferation. His books include Deterring Rational Fanatics and Deterring Terrorism: Theory. Prior to joining NPSIA, Wilner held a variety of positions at Policy Horizons Canada, the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland and the ETH Zurich in Switzerland.

Elliot Tepper
Distinguished senior fellow at NPSIA and senior research fellow with Carleton’s Centre for Security and Defence Studies

Phone: 613-225-8076 or 613-852-4262 or

Tepper has worked with national and international organizations on a broad range of topics. He can offer commentary on general topics of international relations, such as nuclear issues, the United Nations and great power politics; and geopolitical issues such as terrorism. More specifically, he is available to comment on issues relating to Asia (for example, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Thailand, Korea and China) and the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Syria, Israel and Palestine).

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600 ext. 8718

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