PONI Speaker Series with Michael Elliott
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Second Floor Hess Room
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036
Please join the Project on Nuclear Issues for a talk with Michael Elliott, Deputy Director for Strategic Stability Plans and Policy Directorate, Joint Chiefs of Staff. In this role, Mr. Elliott is responsible for the formulation of Joint Staff positions and recommendations regarding strategic deterrence, nuclear policy, Department of Defense efforts to combat Weapons of Mass Destruction, strategic arms reduction negotiations and agreements, as well as other international negotiations and agreements.
Mr. Elliot served as the Chairman's representative to the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty negotiations with the Russian Federation. During the negotiations, he was charged with negotiating the Conversion and Elimination protocol as well as the Agreed Statements portions of the new Treaty.