The Counselor advises the Director and other ACDA principals on major issues confronting U.S. arms control policy that cut across organizational lines, involve long-range planning, or require the development of alternatives from wide and independent perspectives. He proposes and develops strategies for implementing specific arms control proposals. He maintains liaison with the National Security Council and other national security agencies in the development and execution of arms control policy. He presents ACDA views on arms control, nonproliferation and disarmament at public and intergovernmental fora, conferences and symposia.