Benjamin Schwartz

Right of Boom

Benjamin Schwartz

Talk: Right of Boom

Benjamin Schwartz visited Google's office in Cambridge, MA to discuss his book "Right of Boom: The Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism". In Right of Boom, Schwartz looks at what could happen after a nuclear explosion takes place in the United States. Hypothesizing an explosion in downtown Washington, D.C., he maps out the likely ramifications while going deep into history to explore the limited range of options available to a Commander in Chief. Drawing from his experience as an analyst at the Departments of Defense, State, and Energy, he offers a panoramic view of a terrifying possibility.

Benjamin Schwartz

Benjamin Schwartz has served in a variety of national security positions within the United States government, including in the Department of State, Department of Defense, and Department of Energy.

Right of Boom: The Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism

Drawing from his experience as an analyst at the Departments of Defense, State, and Energy, Schwartz offers a fully panoramic view of a terrifying reality.

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