Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation


Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation

The Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation is the head of the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, which is responsible for managing the nonproliferation, counterproliferation, and arms control functions of the United States Department of State. The position was created on September 13, 2005, when the Bureau of Arms Control and the Bureau of Nonproliferation were merged together.

Stephen G. Rademaker was the first Acting Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. He had been the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Arms Control, and in February 2005 he was named the head of the Bureau for Nonproliferation pending the two bureaus' merger. He was succeeded by Acting Secretary Francis C. Record. The current head of the Bureau, since October 2, 2006, is Assistant Secretary John C. Rood.

External links

* [http://www.state.gov/t/isn/ The Department of State website of the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation]
* [http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/12813.htm The Department of State biography of Stephen G. Rademaker]
* [http://www.state.gov/outofdate/bios/r/66962.htm The Department of State biography of Francis C. Record]
* [http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/73400.htm The Department of State biography of John C. Rood]


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