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Choubey to Join State Department "Conversations With America" Dialogue

June 19, 2012

NTI's Deepti Choubey will join Thomas Countryman, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Security and Non-Proliferation, for a conversation on preventing WMD proliferation. The discussion will be moderated by Cheryl Benton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Public Affairs, and will be available for viewing after June 25 on the State Department's DipNote blog.

The public is invited to participate by submitting questions via DipNote and Twitter (using the hashtag #WMD) to be considered for the broadcasted conversation.

Through Conversations With America, leaders of national non-governmental organizations have the opportunity to discuss foreign policy and global issues with senior State Department officials. These conversations aim to provide candid views of the ways in which leaders from the foreign affairs community are engaging the State Department on pressing foreign policy issues.


NTI's Deepti Choubey will join Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Thomas Countryman for a conversation on preventing WMD proliferation for the State Department's "Conversations with America" series.

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