Issues in Nonproliferation: One-Week Course for US Government Personnel

May 10, 2016

The Pentagon, US Department of Defense, WikiMedia Commons

The Pentagon, US Department of Defense, WikiMedia Commons

From April 11-15, 2016, Leonard Spector led the one-week course. Its twenty participants were drawn from the Departments of Commerce, Defense (including the uniformed services), Homeland Security, Energy, and State.

Prominent Guest Speakers

  • Assistant Secretary of State for Nonproliferation Tom Countryman
  • Ambassador Adam Scheinman
    Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation
  • Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, Coordinator for Threat Reduction Programs
  • The former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Robert Joseph
  • The former Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analysis, Thomas Fingar

Future Courses

CNS conducts four such courses on nonproliferation affairs annually, sponsored by the Department of Defense. The next course, “Issues in Chemical and Biological Weapon Nonproliferation” will be held June 27 to July 1, 2016.

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