Ambassador to Give Talk on Nuclear Proliferation on May 24

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.


The talk begins at 4 p.m., Thursday, May 24, in the Construction and Engineering Hall of the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis.