April 4, 2014
Barry Blechman Co-founder of the Henry L. Stimson Center (since 1989)
Why He Matters
As Obama's campaign against nuclear weapons heats up, he's going to need to rely on people like Blechman. Blechman co-founded the Henry L. Stimson Center, a nonpartisan think tank that focuses on national and international security issues. He also launched DFI International Inc., a research and consulting company in 2002.
In both of those positions, Blechamn's passion is national security and nuclear nonproliferation. He has advised government officials on defense poliy as a consultant to the State and Defense departments and at the Office of Management and Budget. He has also served on the Defense Policy Board and Department of State Advisory Committee on Transformational Diplomacy.
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