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Since 2014, John Isaacs has served as Senior Fellow at Council for a Livable World, where his work focuses on national security issues in Congress, including nuclear weapons, arms control treaties, nuclear non-proliferation, missile defense, and overseas military intervention.
From 1991 until 2014, he served as president or executive director of the organization. He first began representing the Council on Capitol Hill in 1978.
Isaacs is one of the leaders of the nation's arms control community and has long been an expert on the workings of Congress. Isaacs previously served as a Legislative Assistant on foreign affairs to Representative Stephen Solarz (D-NY), a Legislative Representative on foreign policy and defense budget for Americans for Democratic Action, and a Foreign Service Officer in Vietnam.
Isaacs has published articles in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Atlanta Journal, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Christian Science Monitor, Nuclear Times, Arms Control Today, American Journal of Public Health, and Technology Review.
Isaacs holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.A. from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.