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The Jack Ruina Nuclear Age Talk 2021 | Rose Gottemoeller
Rose Gottemoeller

Rose Gottemoeller is the former Deputy Secretary General of NATO from 2016 to 2019. Prior to NATO, she served for nearly five years as the U.S. Department of State Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security. She was the chief U.S. negotiator of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the Russian fedeeation while Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance in 2009 and 2010. Prior to that, she served as the Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center from 2006 to 2008. She is currently the Steven C. Hazy Lecturer at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for International Security and Cooperation. 

The annual event hosted by the MIT Security Studies Program was endowed by Jack Ruina, MIT Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering as well as one of the founders and first Director of the MIT Security Studies Program. The talk features a prominent speaker who discussed one of Professor Ruina's major professional interests: nuclear weapons strategy and policy. 

Rose Gottemoeller, former Deputy Secretary General of NATO, and the United State's chief negotiator of the New START nuclear agreement with the Russian Federation, was the featured speaker at this winter's Jack Ruina Nuclear Age Dinner. She spoke on "The Advent of Second-Strike Vulnerability and Options to Address it," an article she published in Texas National Security Review this year.