Joseph Cirincione
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Joseph Cirincione is the vice president for national security at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., and teaches at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has served as the director for nonproliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and on the professional staff of the Armed Services Committee and the Government Operations Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.

One of America’s best known weapons experts, Cirincione is the author of over 200 articles on defense, and the co-author of Deadly Arsenals: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Threats and Universal Compliance: A Strategy for Nuclear Security. He has delivered over 60 speeches around the world in the past two years, appeared frequently on radio, television, and in print, and was featured in the award-winning documentary Why We Fight in 2006.