Speeches, Op-Eds, Articles


2019
03/14/19 Re-learning a Competitive Mindset in Great-Power Competition;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Strategic Weapons in the 21st Century: The New Dynamics of Strategic Conflict and Competition; Washington, DC
03/08/19 Stability Engagement With Nuclear "Third Parties": Regional Risk Reduction Diplomacy;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; 2019 Deterrence and Assurance Workshop and Conference; University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE
02/26/19 A New Approach to Civil Nuclear Cooperation Policy;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Hudson Institute; Washington, DC
02/14/19 Action-Planning Session on Curbing Missile Development and Proliferation;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East; Warsaw, Poland
02/12/19 The Case for Reforming the Missile Technology Control Regime;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Hudson Institute; Washington, DC

2018
12/18/18 Nonproliferation Policy and Priorities: A United States Perspective;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; 7th European Union Nonproliferation and Disarmament Conference; Brussels, Belgium
12/12/18 The Structure and Future of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
12/11/18 Towards a Successful, Comprehensive, and Enduring Negotiated Solution with Iran;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Conference on "The Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime - Towards the 2020 NPT Review Conference"; Wilton Park, Wiston House, United Kingdom
12/10/18 The P5 Process and Approaches to Nuclear Disarmament: A New Structured Dialogue;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Conference on "The Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime - Towards the 2020 NPT Review Conference"; Wilton Park, Wiston House, United Kingdom
11/29/18 Nuclear Technical Cooperation: Benefits from the Nonproliferation Regime for the Developing World;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; International Atomic Energy Agency Ministerial Conference on Science and Technology; Vienna, Austria
11/14/18 Nonproliferation with Attitude: Counterproliferation Tools and Diplomacy in U.S. Foreign Policy;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Heritage Foundation; Washington, DC
10/30/18 The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons: A Well-Intentioned Mistake;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Advancing Disarmament in an Increasingly Dangerous World; University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
10/24/18 Why China Technology-Transfer Threats Matter;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; U.S. Naval Academy; Annapolis, MD
10/22/18 The Challenge and the Potential of U.S.-Russian Nonproliferation Cooperation;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; International Advisory Council Meeting; James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies; Washington, DC
10/16/18 Sharing the Benefits of Peaceful Nuclear Uses;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Joint Session of the Nonproliferation Directors Group and the Nuclear Safety and Security Group; Quebec, Canada
10/14/18 Where Next in Building a Conditions-Focused Disarmament Discourse?;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Global Enterprise to Strengthen Nonproliferation and Disarmament; Millenium Hilton, New York, NY
09/29/18 Preventing Nuclear Smuggling;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Nuclear Security Working Group Workshop on "U.S. Government Coordination to Address Nonproliferation"; Wye River Conference Center, Queenstown, MD
09/25/18 Reforming Nonproliferation Programming;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Stimson Center; Washington, DC
09/20/18 Nuclear Security Challenges and Opportunities;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Remarks to the Nuclear Security Contact Group; Vienna, Austria
09/19/18 Nonproliferation Lessons Learned;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation; Vienna, Austria
09/13/18 Coalitions of Caution: Building a Global Coalition Against Chinese Technology-Transfer Threats;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; FBI-Department of Commerce Conference on Counter-Intelligence and Export Control; Indianapolis, IN
08/21/18 Implementing CAATSA Section 231 Diplomacy;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Washington, DC
07/25/18 Moving American Policy Forward in the Aftermath of the Iran Nuclear Deal;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; DACOR Bacon House; Washington, DC
07/11/18 Chinese Technology Transfer Challenges to U.S. Export Control Policy;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; CSIS Project on Nuclear Issues; Los Alamos, NM
06/28/18 Negotiating the NPT, 50 Years on: Some Lessons for the Future;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; U.S. Department of State, Harry S. Truman Building, Burns Auditorium; Washington, DC
06/11/18 What Are the Alternatives for American Policy in the Aftermath of the JCPOA?;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Center for a New American Security; Washington, DC
06/06/18 Great Power Competition and Nuclear Strategy;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Foreign Policy Association; New York, United States
05/10/18  Joint Statement on Enhancing Critical Interdiction Capabilities and Practices
05/10/18  Joint Statement on Ensuring a Robust Initiative
05/10/18  Joint Statement on Expanding Strategic Communications
05/10/18  Joint Statement on Strengthening Authorities for Action
04/23/18  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ford at the Opening of the 2018 NPT Preparatory Committee
03/17/18 Creating the Conditions for Nuclear Disarmament: A New Approach;  Assistant Secretary Christopher Ashley Ford, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) Nonproliferation Workshop; Annecy, France
01/30/18 Background Briefing on the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) Section 231; Via Teleconference
01/23/18 Remarks on Russia's Responsibility for the Ongoing Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Paris, France

2017
12/18/17 Background Briefing on Rollout of National Security Strategy; The Washington Foreign Press Center; Washington, DC
12/18/17 President Trump's National Security Strategy;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Briefing on Sanctions With Respect to Russia's Defense and Intelligence Sectors Under Section 231 of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017; Via Teleconference
09/21/17 Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Session on Nuclear Non-Proliferation;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; The United Nations; New York City
09/12/17 U.S. Statement to IAEA Board of Governors; Vienna, Austria
06/12/17 U.S. Statement to IAEA Board of Governors; Vienna, Austria
06/01/17 Opening Remarks at the 2017 GICNT Plenary Meeting; Acting Assistant Secretary C.S. Eliot Kang, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Tokyo, Japan
06/01/17 U.S. Remarks During IAEA Technical Cooperation Conference; Vienna, Austria
05/12/17 Closing Statement by the United States;  U.S. Permanent Representative to the Conference on Disarmament and U.S. Special Representative for Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) Issues Robert Wood; Washington, DC
05/11/17 United States Statement on the Strengthened Review Process; Washington, DC
05/10/17 United States Cluster 3 Statement: Specific Issue; Washington, DC
05/09/17 Statement by the United States in Cluster 3: Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy; Vienna, Austria
05/09/17 U.S. Statement to NPT Preparatory Committee; Vienna, Austria
05/08/17 Statement by the United States in Cluster 2: Regional Issues; Vienna, Austria
05/08/17 U.S. Statement to the NPT Preparatory Committee - Cluster 2: Nonproliferation; Washington, DC
05/05/17 Opening Remarks for the NATO North Atlantic Council; Acting Assistant Secretary C.S. Eliot Kang, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Brussels, Belgium
05/05/17 U.S. Statement to the NPT Preparatory Committee - Cluster 1: Disarmament; Washington, DC
05/02/17 U.S. Statement to the 2017 NPT Preparatory Committee; Washington, DC
03/07/17 U.S. Statement to IAEA Board of Governors; Vienna, Austria