White House point man on arms control leaving for Harvard

Before joining the Obama White House, Samore served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Nonproliferation under President Bill Clinton.

At the Harvard center, he's expected to “take a leadership role in the strategy, management, and operations of the Center’s research agenda. He will become cochair of the Iran Working Group, participate in the Center’s Managing the Atom Project, and carry out his own research and writing.”