Richard Sokolsky

Richard Sokolsky, currently a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, worked in the State Department for six different administrations. During his tenure at State he was the director of the arms control office in the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs from 1990-1997 and a member of the Secretary of State’s Office of Policy Planning from 2005-2015. He has also been a senior fellow at Carnegie, RAND Corporation and the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University. His writings have been published in numerous outlets, including the Washington Post, the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Politico, The National Interest, The Atlantic, CNN, and USA Today.