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Peter Crail

Peter Crail PortraitPeter Crail has been a Nonproliferation Analyst with ACA since 2007 where he has been responsible for monitoring and providing policy analysis on nuclear and missile proliferation developments in the Middle East, Northeast Asia, and South Asia. He also covers developments in the global nonproliferation regime, including nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT)-related negotiations, international efforts to address WMD trafficking, and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards. Mr. Crail has been cited widely in major news publications, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and Reuters, and has provided expert commentary on CNN, BBC Persian, Al Jazeera, and Russia Today, among other international television news networks. Before joining ACA, he worked as a research assistant with the Center for Nonproliferation Studies and as a consultant for the United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs. Peter holds a masters degree in international policy studies from the Monterey Institute for International Studies and a B.A. with honors in political science and anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley.

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