Greg Thielmann has served more than three decades in the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government, specializing in political-military and intelligence issues. Before joining the Arms Control Association in 2009, he worked for four years as a senior staff member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. He was previously a U.S. Foreign Service Officer for 25 years, last serving as Director of the Strategic, Proliferation and Military Affairs Office in the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research. He served overseas in Moscow, Brasilia, and Bonn and was on the U.S. delegation at the opening of the Geneva INF arms control negotiations.
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According to the authors the INF Treaty brought about a “paradigm shift in the world’s most important bilateral security relationship” and “should not be abandoned lightly”. Formal dialogue on compliance should start by addressing “grey area” weapons.