David Albright, a physicist, is founder and President of the non-profit, non-partisan Institute for Science and International Security in Washington, D.C. He regularly publishes and conducts scientific research. During the last three decades, he has written countless assessments on secret nuclear weapons programs throughout the world, particularly those of Iran, North Korea, and Pakistan. Albright has testified many times on nuclear issues before the U.S. Congress and advised numerous governments.
Albright has been frequently quoted in the media and appeared often on television and radio. His work has been cited regularly in the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Time, Washington Times, Boston Globe, London Sunday Times, Guardian, Der Spiegel, and by Reuters, Associated Press, AFP and Bloomberg wire services. He has also appeared frequently on CNN, FOX, MSNBC, ABC World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, Newshour, 60 Minutes, Dateline, and multiple National Public Radio shows.
He has authored four books, including 2010’s PEDDLING PERIL: How the Secret Nuclear Trade Arms America’s Enemies, listed by The Atlantic as one of the best foreign affairs books of 2010.
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