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Robert Gallucci
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Distinguished Professor, Practice of Diplomacy, and past Dean, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; and past President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Served in numerous high-level government positions including Ambassador-at-Large and Special Envoy for the U.S. Department of State dealing with the proliferation of ballistic missiles and weapons of mass destruction. Chief U.S. negotiator during the North Korean nuclear crisis of 1994; Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs; and Deputy Executive Chairman of the UN Special Commission overseeing the disarmament of Iraq following the first Gulf War. 

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Making Matters Worse

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2016 | 1:57 PM

When you want to get out of a hole, first stop digging.

That bromide should be the action plan for the meeting in Washington today of those who have been working for six years to improve the way countries secure their nuclear weapons and fissile material. This fourth Nuclear...

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Philanthropy Should Help Strengthen American Democracy

(10) Comments | Posted October 22, 2013 | 6:09 PM

America's democracy is in trouble.

Given the government shutdown, the rancor of our political process, the likelihood that we will go on lurching from crisis to crisis, and the low level of confidence Americans have in their government, that observation probably won't stir much controversy.

But it ought to be...

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North Korea... Again

(2) Comments | Posted April 11, 2013 | 10:13 AM

It is that season again. North Korea is threatening the United States with nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Since they have both, they cannot be ignored.

So far, the Obama Administration is responding in the right way. But it is important to proceed cautiously because as long as we...

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The Power Of Educating Girls

(20) Comments | Posted June 4, 2012 | 11:30 AM

Around the world, 35 million girls who should be in primary or secondary school are not; half of them are in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Bank. For those of us committed to addressing global poverty, improving education for girls may be the closest thing to a silver bullet....

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Preventing Nuclear Terrorism

(29) Comments | Posted April 5, 2012 | 4:01 PM

The President traveled to Seoul and back last week so he could deliver his message to an international summit on nuclear security. But he only broke into the news when he made a mildly embarrassing comment that was picked up by an open mike. The summit itself pretty much went...

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