National Security Experts


Joel Wit

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A former State Department official for 15 years, Joel Wit worked extensively on nuclear arms control, non-proliferation, and North Korea issues. Since leaving government in 2002, Wit has been a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and is now affiliated with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Columbia University. He co-authored with Robert Gallucci and Dan Poneman the book Going Critical: The First North Korea Nuclear Crisis, published by Brookings Institute Press in 2004.

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