NATO Nuclear Policy in a Post-INF World
with NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller
What role do nuclear weapons play in NATO policy? How might emerging and future threats affect their role? How can arms control measures evolve to tackle such emerging and future threats?
The Oslo Nuclear Project is proud to host one of the world’s most prominent arms control experts, NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller, for the inaugural lecture of the Oslo Nuclear Forum. The lecture will be followed by a Q&A session.
About the speaker
Rose Gottemoeller is the Deputy Secretary General of NATO. She took up this position in October 2016, after serving nearly five years as the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security at the U.S. Department of State. Prior to her formal appointment, she acted in this position from 2012 to 2014, while concurrently serving as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (2009-2014). In this capacity, she was the chief U.S. negotiator of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the Russian Federation. Gottemoeller has served in a number of positions in government at the US Department of Energy and on the National Security Council. She has also held positions in the think tank community including as Director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, Deputy Director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, and as a social scientist at RAND. She has taught on Soviet military policy and Russian security at Georgetown University and is fluent in Russian. Gottemoeller was born in Columbus, Ohio. She received a B.S. from Georgetown University, and an M.A. from George Washington University.