Lost in the furor over what Moscow did or did not do, and what effects it did or did not have, is the broader question of what this incident says about Russian intentions and aims. Just how unusual was it for great powers to interfere in a democracy’s electoral processes, and just how outraged should Americans be by the alleged activities?
Ms. Rockwood is an associate with the Project on Managing the Atom. Ms. Rockwood served as the the Section Head for Non-Proliferation and Policy Making in the Office of Legal Affairs of the IAEA from 1985 to 2014. She was involved in all aspects of the negotiation, interpretation and implementation of IAEA safeguards for over twenty-seven years. Prior to working for the IAEA, Ms. Rockwood was employed by the U.S. Department of Energy as a trial attorney in radiation injury cases, and as counsel in general legal matters, and, before that, by the U.S. General Accounting Office as an attorney.Last Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 12:57pm