This hearing will examine the New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) between the United States and Russia. Former government officials will discuss the possibility of extending the treaty as well as Russian compliance, verification procedures, and the impact of new technologies on strategic arms.


Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (ret.)
Nuclear Threat Initiative
(Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff)

Ms. Rose Gottemoeller
(Former NATO Deputy Secretary General and Former Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs)

Mr. Pranay Vaddi
Nuclear Policy Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Mr. Kenneth Myers
(Former Director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and U.S. Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction)