Rose Gottemoeller Nominated as Assistant Secretary of State for Verification and Compliance

News/Press Releases
Summary
Rose Gottemoeller, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center from 2006 to 2008, has been nominated as assistant secretary of state for verification and compliance. In particular, she will be responsible for negotiating a follow-on to the START Treaty expiring next December.
Related Media and Tools
 

Rose Gottemoeller, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center from 2006 to 2008, has been nominated as assistant secretary of state for verification and compliance. In particular, she will be responsible for negotiating a follow-on to the START Treaty expiring next December. Gottemoeller’s appointment must be approved by the U.S. Senate.

Gottemoeller is a leading international expert on nuclear security, strategic stability, nonproliferation, arms control, Russian-American relations and nuclear issues in post-Soviet territories. As director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, she was simultaneously co-chair of the Center’s Nonproliferation program, initiated and led the Forum on Energy Security and ran a series of seminars and roundtables on the Iranian Nuclear Problem with participation of key Russian and international experts, political and public figures. With her as director, the Carnegie Moscow Center was named the Best Think Tank in Russia and Eastern Europe in the area of public policy, economics, social issues, security and ecology.

From October 2000 to December 2005, Gottemoeller served as senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, where she held a joint appointment with the Russian and Eurasian program and the Global Policy program.

Before coming to work for Carnegie Endowment, Gottemoeller was deputy undersecretary for nuclear nonproliferation in the U.S. Department of Energy. Previously, she had served as the Department’s assistant secretary for nonproliferation and national security, with responsibility for nonproliferation cooperation with Russia and the Newly Independent States.

President Obama said: "Turning the tide on the threat of nuclear weapons and strengthening the international nonproliferation regime is one of the great and urgent challenges of our time. Rose Gottemoeller’s extraordinary commitment and expertise make her a valuable addition to the State Department and my national security team as we renew American diplomacy to create a more secure world."

Dmitri Trenin, new director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, noted: “The appointment of Rose Gottemoeller to one of the most important positions in the U.S. State Department is great news for Russian-American relations. There is unlikely to be another American expert on disarmament and arms control who knows Russia as well, who can speak Russian so fluently and who holds such high esteem with her Russian colleagues. Rose and her partners do not only face the goal of developing new disarmament agreements, but also contributing to a positive dynamic in Russian-American relations at large. Best of luck!”

###


NOTES

  • Click here to read the official White House press release.
  • Rose Gottemoeller, who served as the director of the Moscow Center from January 2006 to December 2008, is a senior associate in the Carnegie Russia & Eurasia Program in Washington, D.C., where she works on U.S.–Russian relations and nuclear security and stability. Formerly deputy undersecretary for defense nuclear nonproliferation in the U.S. Department of Energy, she has been with the Endowment since 2000.
  • Dmitri Trenin has been with the Moscow Center since its inception. He retired from the Russian Army in 1993 after a military career that included participation in the Geneva strategic arms control negotiations. From 1993 to 1997, Trenin held posts as a senior research fellow at the NATO Defense College in Rome and a senior research fellow at the Institute of Europe in Moscow.
  • The Carnegie Moscow Center was established in 1993 and accommodates foreign and Russian researchers collaborating with Carnegie’s global network of scholars on a broad range of contemporary policy issues relevant to Russia—military, political, and economic.
  • The Carnegie Russia and Eurasia Program has, since the end of the Cold War, led the field on Eurasian security, including strategic nuclear weapons and nonproliferation, development, economic and social issues, governance, and the rule of law.
End of document

About the Russia and Eurasia Program

The Carnegie Russia and Eurasia Program has, since the end of the Cold War, led the field of Eurasian security, including strategic nuclear weapons and nonproliferation, development, economic and social issues, governance, and the rule of law.

 
Source http://carnegieendowment.org/2009/03/18/rose-gottemoeller-nominated-as-assistant-secretary-of-state-for-verification-and-compliance/289m

Publication Resources

Eurasia Outlook

In Fact

 

45%

of the Chinese general public

believe their country should share a global leadership role.

30%

of Indian parliamentarians

have criminal cases pending against them.

140

charter schools in the United States

are linked to Turkey’s Gülen movement.

2.5–5

thousand tons of chemical weapons

are in North Korea’s possession.

92%

of import tariffs

among Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru have been eliminated.

$2.34

trillion a year

is unaccounted for in official Chinese income statistics.

37%

of GDP in oil-exporting Arab countries

comes from the mining sector.

72%

of Europeans and Turks

are opposed to intervention in Syria.

90%

of Russian exports to China

are hydrocarbons; machinery accounts for less than 1%.

13%

of undiscovered oil

is in the Arctic.

17

U.S. government shutdowns

occurred between 1976 and 1996.

40%

of Ukrainians

want an “international economic union” with the EU.

120

million electric bicycles

are used in Chinese cities.

60–70%

of the world’s energy supply

is consumed by cities.

58%

of today’s oils

require unconventional extraction techniques.

67%

of the world's population

will reside in cities by 2050.

50%

of Syria’s population

is expected to be displaced by the end of 2013.

18%

of the U.S. economy

is consumed by healthcare.

81%

of Brazilian protesters

learned about a massive rally via Facebook or Twitter.

32

million cases pending

in India’s judicial system.

1 in 3

Syrians

now needs urgent assistance.

370

political parties

contested India’s last national elections.

70%

of Egypt's labor force

works in the private sector.

70%

of oil consumed in the United States

is for the transportation sector.

20%

of Chechnya’s pre-1994 population

has fled to different parts of the world.

58%

of oil consumed in China

was from foreign sources in 2012.

$536

billion in goods and services

traded between the United States and China in 2012.

$100

billion in foreign investment and oil revenue

have been lost by Iran because of its nuclear program.

4700%

increase in China’s GDP per capita

between 1972 and today.

$11

billion have been spent

to complete the Bushehr nuclear reactor in Iran.

2%

of Iran’s electricity needs

is all the Bushehr nuclear reactor provides.

78

journalists

were imprisoned in Turkey as of August 2012 according to the OSCE.

Stay in the Know

Enter your email address in the field below to receive the latest Carnegie analysis in your inbox!

Personal Information
 
 
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
 
1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036-2103 Phone: 202 483 7600 Fax: 202 483 1840
Please note...

You are leaving the website for the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy and entering a website for another of Carnegie's global centers.

请注意...

你将离开清华—卡内基中心网站,进入卡内基其他全球中心的网站。