Ambassador to give talk on nuclear proliferation on May 24


CORVALLIS, Ore. – Ambassador Thomas Graham Jr., who has served as a senior United States diplomat for more than 30 years, will give a free, public talk on nuclear proliferation on Thursday, May 24, at Oregon State University.

Graham’s talk, “Endless Crisis: North Korea, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Palestine and Nuclear Proliferation,” will begin at 4 p.m. at the Construction and Engineering Hall of LaSells Stewart Center. A reception and book signing will follow.

Graham is a renowned figure in the field of nuclear non-proliferation and international relations.  During his diplomatic career, he advised five presidents and has written a new book, “Unending Crisis: National Security Policy after 9/11.”

During his tenure serving the Clinton administration, Graham played a significant role in extending the Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1995 and has been involved in negotiations with more than 100 nations. As a diplomat he was involved in forming the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty and the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty.

The talk is sponsored by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.