Toby Trister Gati is currently Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Research in the Department of State. She served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine, and the Eurasian States at the National Security Council from January- June 1993.
Mrs. Gati was previously Senior Vice President for Policy Studies at the United Nations Association of the United States (UNA-USA) in New York City. In that capacity, she directed all UNA-USA's research on international political, economic and security issues, as well as on UN affairs.
She is co-author of The Debate Over Detente (Headlines Series, Foreign Policy Association), editor of The U.S., the UN, and the Management of Global Change (1983), "The Soviet Union and the North-South Dialogue" (Orbis, 1980), "Gorbachev, the United Nations, and the U.S. Policy" and "Whose Collective Security?" both of which appeared in The Washington Quarterly (Autumn 1988 and Spring 1992). Another article, "The UN Rediscovered: Soviet and American Policy in the United Nations of the 1990s" was published in Robert Jervis and Sewelyn Bialer's Soviet-American Relations After the Cold War (Duke University Press, 1991). Recently she co-authored "The United Nations and Disarmament, " which appears in Charles Scribner's Sons' Encvclopedia of Arms Control and Disarmament (1993).
Mrs. Gati received an M.A. in Russian Literature and Language, a Certificate of the Harriman Institute, and an M.I.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University.
Mrs. Gati is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Study.
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