Michael Krepon

Stimson Center

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 sixteen 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.