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Arlene Johnson

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>>From: Council on Foreign Relations <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>Sent: Aug 18, 2006 3:30 AM
>>Subject: CFR Release: Gary Samore Joins Council as Director of Studies
>>News Release
>>Tel 212 434 9888 Fax 212 434 9832 Website
>>Gary Samore Joins Council as Director of Studies 
>>Contact: Lisa Shields, Vice President, Communications, 212-434-9888, [EMAIL 
>>August 15, 2006�Gary Samore, former National Security Council staffer 
>>during the Clinton administration and long-time State Department official, 
>>become the Council�s new director of studies at the beginning of October. 
>>Samore is currently vice president for global security and sustainability at
>>the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, where he is responsible 
>>for the foundation�s international grantmaking. Previously, he was director
>>of studies at London�s International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS).
>>�Gary brings to the job the perfect mixture of government service, academic 
>>stature, and management experience,� said Council President Richard N.
>>Haass. �He inherits a strong Studies Program. I look forward to working 
>>with him to make it even stronger.�
>>Prior to joining the MacArthur Foundation in September 2005, Samore served as 
>>director of studies and senior fellow for nonproliferation at IISS. As
>>director of studies, he was responsible for overall direction of the 
>>Institute�s research program, including fundraising for research projects,
>>management of IISS research staff, and supervision of the IISS Adelphi Paper 
>>series. He also directed the IISS�s nonproliferation program, organizing
>>numerous international conferences and workshops and producing a variety of 
>>IISS publications on proliferation issues. He is the editor of several
>>IISS Strategic Dossiers on weapons programs in Iraq, North Korea, and Iran.
>>Samore has years of experience working on proliferation issues for the U.S. 
>>government. From 1996 to 2000, he served as special assistant to
>>President Bill Clinton and senior director for non-proliferation and export 
>>controls at the National Security Council. From 1987 to 1995, he held
>>various positions at the Department of State. As deputy to 
>>Ambassador-at-Large for Korean Affairs Robert Gallucci, he was one of the 
>>U.S. negotiators
>>of the 1994 U.S.-North Korea Agreed Framework. He also served as director of 
>>the Office of Regional Nonproliferation Affairs in the Bureau of
>>Political Military Affairs and as special assistant to the 
>>Ambassador-at-Large for Nonproliferation and Nuclear Energy Policy, Richard 
>>T. Kennedy. 
>>Samore has held positions at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the 
>>RAND Corporation, and Harvard University, where he received a PhD in
>>government in 1984.
>>He succeeds James M. Lindsay, who after three years is leaving the Council to 
>>become the founding director of the Robert S. Strauss Center for
>>International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin. 
>>Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is an independent, national 
>>membership organization and a nonpartisan center for scholars dedicated
>>to producing and disseminating ideas so that individual and corporate 
>>members, as well as policymakers, journalists, students, and interested 
>>in the United States and other countries, can better understand the world and 
>>the foreign policy choices facing the United States and other
>>governments. For more information visit on Foreign 

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