Robert Hunter is Senior Advisor at the RAND Corporation in Washington. From 1993 to 1998, he was U.S. Ambassador to NATO and from 2003 until November 2008 he was President of the Atlantic Treaty Association. Robert Hunter was a principal architect of the “New NATO”, leading the North Atlantic Council in implementing decisions of the 1994 and 1997 NATO Summits which included NATO enlargement, NATO’s internal restructuring and the Partnership for Peace. Ambassador Hunter also led the negotiations of the air-strike decisions that ended Bosnia war, and secured NATO approval for the post-war peace force. Robert Hunter has an extensive career in the U.S.