PULLMAN, Wash. – “Behind the Button: The 2018 nuclear posture review” will be the focus of the next Foley Institute’s Coffee & Politics, noon Wednesday, April 18, in Bryan Hall, Foley Speaker’s Room 316.

Christopher Keane, professor of physics and WSU’s Vice President for Research will discuss implications for the development of future U.S. nuclear weapons systems.

The U.S. Department of Defense recently released the Nuclear Posture Review 2018, outlining what nuclear weapon systems the United States should build and deploy in coming years, including new low-yield warheads.


  • Richard Elgar, assistant director, Foley Institute, 509-335-3477, relgar@wsu.edu