POLITICO Magazine article by the Honorable Rose Gottemoeller—the first woman to to lead a major nuclear arms negotiation and the first female NATO Deputy Secretary General

Rose Gottemoeller, “I Was The First Woman to Negotiate a Nuclear Arms Deal With the Russians. They Never Let Me Forget It.” Politico Magazine, May 21, 2021.

Read this POLITICO Magazine article by the Honorable Rose Gottemoeller—the first woman to to lead a major nuclear arms negotiation and the first female NATO Deputy Secretary General—which includes an excerpt from her new book Negotiating the New START Treaty released this week.

What the experts are saying about the book:

Future negotiators would benefit from reading @Gottemoeller‘s memoir of the process leading to the most significant arms control agreement of recent decades.”

—Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State

Rose Gottemoeller’s book on the New START negotiations is the definitive book on this treaty or indeed, any of the nuclear treaties with the Soviet Union or Russia.”

—William J. Perry, former US Secretary of Defense

This book is important, but not just because it tells you about a very significant past, but also because it helps you understand the future.”

—George Shultz, former U.S. Secretary of State

This memoir by one of our most skilled and respected diplomats provides both inspiration and valuable lessons for those who will follow in her shoes with this enormous responsibility.”

—Sam Nunn, Chairman of the Board of the Nuclear Threat Initiative

An invaluable guide for understanding the craft of arms control negotiations, as well as the critical role and responsibility of skillful, knowledgeable, and determined negotiators.”

—Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Program, The Brookings Institution

Indispensable reading of arguably the most important national security issue of our time.”

—Jon Huntsman, former Governor of Utah, former U.S. Ambassador to China, Russia, and Singapore

*This book is in the Rapid Communications in Conflict and Security (RCCS) Series (General Editor: Geoffrey R.H. Burn) and includes color images.

Negotiating the New START Treaty is available in hardcover, paperback, and ebook.