Executive Director for Research, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Samore served for four years as President Barack Obama’s White House coordinator for arms control and weapons of mass destruction (WMD), including as US sherpa for the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC and the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul. As WMD coordinator, he was the principal adviser to the president on arms control and the prevention of WMD proliferation and WMD terrorism, and coordinated US programs to prevent proliferation and WMD terrorism and promote international arms control efforts. Samore was special assistant to the president and senior director for nonproliferation and export controls during the Clinton administration. He was responsible for formulating and coordinating US policy to prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and missile delivery systems. Before the National Security Council, Samore worked on nonproliferation issues at the Department of State. VIEW FULL BIO
Friday, May 16 / 1:00 p.m.
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs