Michael Krepon

Co-Founder/Senior Associate
  • South Asia
  • Space Security

Michael Krepon is the co-founder of the Stimson Center. He worked previously at the Carnegie Endowment, the State Department, and on Capitol Hill. His areas of expertise are reducing nuclear dangers -- with a regional specialization in South Asia -- and improving national and international security in outer space. He has written over 400 articles and is the author or editor of twenty-one books, including Better Safe than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb; Anti-Satellite Weapons, Deterrence and Sino-American Relations;  Deterrence Stability and Escalation Control in South Asia; Nuclear Risk Reduction in South Asia; Space Assurance or Space Dominance: The Case Against Weaponizing Space; Open Skies, Escalation Control and the Nuclear Option in South Asia; Cooperative Threat Reduction, Missile Defense, and the Nuclear Future; Global Confidence Building: New Tools for Troubled Regions; and Crisis Prevention, Confidence Building, and Reconciliation in South Asia.

Krepon was given the Thérèse Delpech Memorial Award for lifetime achievement in non-governmental work to reduce nuclear dangers by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in 2015.

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