The Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, Rose E. Gottemoeller, leads the interagency policy process on nonproliferation and manages global U.S. security policy, principally in the areas of nonproliferation, arms control, regional security and defense relations, and arms transfers and security assistance. This entails overseeing the negotiation, implementation, and verification of international agreements in arms control and international security. Other specific responsibilities include directing and coordinating export control policies and policies to prevent missile, nuclear, chemical, biological, and conventional weapons proliferation. All of these contribute to the State Department’s strategic goal of countering threats to the United States and the international order. The Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security serves as a Senior Adviser to the President and the Secretary of State.
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(Mar. 5) Assistant Secretary Rose: "As we deepen our strategic relationship, we share an interest in addressing the emerging security challenges of the 21st century." Full Text»
(Apr. 20) Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance; U.S.-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ballistic Missile Defense Seminar, National Defense University; Washington, DC
(Apr. 16) Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, speaking at the 31st Space Symposium; Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Op-Ed: Previewing the NPT Review: An Interview With U.S. Special Representative Adam Scheinman (Apr. 14)
Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
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U.S.-Nordic-Baltic Political-Military Dialogue
Assistant Secretary Talwar travels to Copenhagen, Denmark, April 21-24 to lead the U.S. delegation participating in the inaugural U.S.-Nordic-Baltic Political-Military Dialogue. This new forum will bring together senior civilian and military officials from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, and the United States. Media Note»
Remarks at the Norwegian American Defense Conference
(Apr. 17): Assistant Secretary Talwar "Throughout Europe, we and our close friends and Allies, including Norway, stand squarely together. Make no mistake: no amount of propaganda can obscure the reality that Russia’s actions in Ukraine are in violation of international law." Full Text»