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Assistant Secretary General
for Defence Investment

Robert Gregory Bell

1999 - 2003

Current position Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, NATO
Responsible for the promotion of NATO armaments cooperation policies and programmes. Chairs NATO's Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD). Directs NATO International Staff activities in the areas of areas of common funding, resource coordination, airspace management and air defense.
Chairs the NATO C3 Board.
1993-1999 NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL (NSC), The WHITE HOUSE. Special Assistant to President Clinton for National Security Affairs and NSC Senior Director for Defence Policy and Arms Control.
1984-1993 COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES, U.S. SENATE. Principal staff assistant to Chairman Sam Nunn for arms control policy, strategic nuclear forces, and NATO weapons cooperation issues.
1981-1984 COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, U.S. SENATE. Principal staff aide for defense policy and arms control to Chairman Charles H. Percy.
1975-1978, 1980 CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE (CRS), Library of Congress. Defence Analyst and Assistant Division Chief for Research. Authored studies for Congress on strategic weapons and doctrine, NATO, arms control and arms sales policy.
1979 NORTH ATLANTIC ASSEMBLY, Brussels. Staff Director, Military Committee.
1969-1975 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE . Squadron Commander, air traffic control and communications field
1969-1970 TUFTS UNIVERSITY, FLETCHER SCHOOL OF LAW & DIPLOMACY, Medford, Mass. M.A. Degree. Major: International security studies, Minor fields : Soviet Foreign policy, international economics and Third World development.
1971-1972 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL STUDIES, Washington, D.C. - Graduate course work in defense policy and Soviet foreign policy.
1965-1969.1 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colorado Springs, Colorado. B.S. Degree. Major: International Affairs. Honors: Distinguished Graduate.
  Born in Birmingham, Alabama, August 26, 1947
Married to Mrs. Vibeke Roosen Bell.
Two children: Nathan and Stefan
Associations: Council on Foreign Relations, International Institute for Strategic Studies, Air Force Association
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