WMD Commissioners Available for Interviews
For stories related to terrorism and proliferation, members of the Commission on the Preventionof Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism are available to talk about a range of issues including:Weapons of mass destruction proliferationNuclear terrorismBioterrorismNational securityInternational terrorism threats including Iran, Pakistan and North Korea
About the Commission
Congress established the Commission to implement a key recommendation of the 9/11Commission. The Commission will make specific recommendations this fall on what the nationcan do to improve its efforts to prevent WMD proliferation and terrorism.
WHO: Former Senator Bob Graham
, Commission Chairman, Graham Center forPublic Service, University of Florida and University of Miami. Sen. Grahamrepresented Florida in the Senate for 18 years and has been vocal aboutintelligence failures prior to 9/11.
Former Senator Jim Talent
, Commission Vice-Chairman, DistinguishedFellow, The Heritage Foundation. Sen. Talent represented Missouri in the U.S.Senate and now works to raise awareness of the importance of assuring stablemilitary funding in times peace and war.
Former Rep. Timothy Roemer
, President, Center for National Policy. Mr.Roehmer represented Indiana for 12 years and helped sponsor the 9/11Commission.
Ambassador Wendy Sherman
, Principal, The Albright Group LLC.Ambassador Sherman served as counselor and chief troubleshooter for the StateDepartment, as well as Special Advisor to President Clinton and PolicyCoordinator on North Korea.
Dr. Graham Allison
, Director, Harvard University Belfer Center for Scienceand International Affairs. For the past three decades, Dr. Allison has been aleading analyst of U.S. national security and defense policy with a special interestin terrorism.