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From 2006 to 2009, Gary was Vice President for Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York, where he held the Maurice R. Greenberg chair and directed the David Rockefeller Studies Program. Before joining CFR, Gary was vice president for global security and sustainability at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in Chicago, and from 2001 to 2005, he was Director of Studies and Senior Fellow for Nonproliferation at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London. At IISS, Gary produced three "strategic dossiers" on Iran (2005), North Korea (2004), and Iraq (2002), which are considered authoritative and exemplary assessments of nuclear, biological, chemical, and missile programs in those countries.
Gary was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Nonproliferation and Export controls during the Clinton Administration. He was responsible for formulating and coordinating U.S. policy to prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons, and missile delivery systems. Before the National Security Council, Gary worked on nonproliferation issues at the Department of State. In 1995, he received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service for his role in negotiating the 1994 North Korea nuclear agreement. Prior to the State Department, Gary worked at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Rand Corporation.
Gary was a National Science Foundation Fellow at Harvard University, where he received his MA and PhD in government in 1984. While at Harvard, Gary was a pre-doctoral fellow at what was then the Harvard Center for Science and International Affairs, later to become the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
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