Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

1/15: CNS Director To Testify Before House Foreign Affairs Committee

January 12, 2010


Dr. William C. Potter, director of the Monterey Institute’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS), will testify before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs this Friday at a special hearing addressing “The Impact of U.S. Export Controls on National Security, Science and Technological Leadership.”

The hearing, to be held Friday morning at 10:30 am on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California, will feature testimony from two witnesses: Dr. Potter and Dr. John L. Hennessy, President of Stanford University and a member of the National Research Council.

CNS is the world’s largest nongovernmental organization dedicated to combating the spread of weapons of mass destruction. Faculty and staff associated with CNS have published numerous articles and papers on the topic of export controls and consulted with government agencies on the development of effective export control policies.


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