Serving as a chief Inspector for UNSCOM in the mid-90s was unlike anything I had done before. As an active-duty US Army colonel involved in research and development of medical countermeasures to biological weapons, I came to UNSCOM with one perspective. Most members of my UNSCOM teams had somewhat different backgrounds and perspectives, technical or political. Many had been involved in one way or another in arms control; I hadn’t.
Some came from countries that we called “adversaries,” but most from allies.
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