MOSCOW. DECEMBER 7, 2021. PIR PRESS. “One of my best qualities is one of my worst qualities. I tend never to be satisfied with what I’ve said or what I’ve written. The good part of that is that I’m always striving for perfection. The bad part of it is that you can get paralyzed with this obsession with perfection rather than going forward more quickly with an approach “that’s good enough,” Robert Einhorn, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
EDITORIAL: Today is the birthday of a member of PIR Center’s Advisory Board, an American diplomat and expert on arms control and nuclear nonproliferation, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution Robert Einhorn. The distinguished expert has over 40 years of civil service in various government bodies, as well as work in respectful US think tanks. In this conversation, Robert Einhorn shared with us stories about how he got into the world of nonproliferation, what paths difficult but interesting life as a diplomat led him through, as well as his vision on some fundamental issues of life, friendship and professional calling.