May 23, 2017

Adam Mount

Senior Fellow
Center for American Progress


ICAS Fellow

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Adam Mount has been named ICAS Fellow, effective immediately.

Adam Mount is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP), where his work covers U.S. nuclear strategy and force structure, global nuclear politics, deterrence, and North Korea. Previously, Adam was a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

In 2015-16, Adam directed the CFR Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward North Korea, a group of seventeen experts chaired by Adm. Mike Mullen and Sen. Sam Nunn. Their report, A Sharper Choice on North Korea: Engaging China for a Stable Northeast Asia issued ten findings and six recommendations for the next presidentís policy toward the regime.

Adam's other writings have been published by Foreign Affairs, Survival, the Nonproliferation Review, Democracy, and other outlets, and he is a columnist at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Adam's analysis has been cited in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Politico, and he has appeared on CNN, CBS, and CNBC networks. Adam has testified before the House Armed Services subcommittee on strategic forces.

He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from the Department of Government at Georgetown University, and a B.A. from Reed College.

Adam was a featured speaker at the ICAS 2017 Spring Symposium at which he addressed on "North Korea's Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Programs: Truth and Consequences". (Click here to view Youtube videos of the proceedings.)

Thank you.