Dana H. Allin is Senior Fellow for Transatlantic Affairs and Editor of Survival at the IISS. He is also Professorial Lecturer in American Foreign Policy and European Studies at the Bologna Center of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University. His previous publications include Cold War Illusions: America, Europe and Soviet Power (New York: St Martin’s Press, 1994 and 1998) and NATO’s Balkan Interventions, Adelphi Paper 347 (Oxford: Oxford University Press for the IISS, 2002).
Gilles Andréani is Adjunct Professor of International Relations at Paris II Panthéon- Assas University. He served twice, from 1995 to 1999, and from 2002 to 2004, as head of policy planning in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1999–2000 he was a Senior Fellow for International Security Affairs at the IISS, where he was in charge of the nonproliferation programme of the Institute.
Philippe Errera is a French diplomat. He co-authored this Adelphi Paper as deputy director of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs planning staff.
Gary Samore is Vice President and Director of Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Previously, he was Vice President for International Programs at the MacArthur Foundation in Chicago and Director of Studies and Senior Fellow for Non-Proliferation at the IISS. Prior to 2001, Dr Samore served in the US government, as Senior Director for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls for President Bill Clinton and in various positions at the State Department, working on US non-proliferation policy.