Thomas Graham Jr.
As a senior U.S. diplomat, Ambassador Thomas Graham, Jr. was involved in the negotiation of every single international arms control and non-proliferation agreement from 1970 to 1997. In that capacity, he worked with six U.S. Presidents. From 1994 through 1997, Ambassador Graham served as President Bill Clinton's special representative for Arms Control, Non-Proliferation, and Disarmament. He successfully led the U.S. government efforts to achieve the permanent extension of the NPT in 1995. He also served for 15 years as the general counsel of Arms Control and Defense Agency. He teaches classes in international law and arms control and is the author of seven books.