Siegfried Hecker is the editor of Doomed to Cooperate: How American and Russian Scientists Joined Forces to Avert Some of the Greatest Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers, published by the Los Alamos Historical Society in 2016. Hecker is a senior fellow and affiliated faculty member at Stanford University's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, as well as a research professor in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford. He is director emeritus of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he served as director from 1986 to 1997 and as senior fellow until July 2005.
Iran went from steady pursuit of the Bomb in the mid-2000s to a more conciliatory stance by 2013. An American nuclear scientist in touch with Iran’s scientists and officials over the years examines Tehran’s motivations.