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Naval Nuclear Propulsion: Assessing Benefits and Risks

The United States and other countries with nuclear navies have benefited from having nuclear-powered warships. But do the continued benefits depend on …

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Upcoming Events

Briefing and Report Release: Naval Nuclear Reactors and Use of Highly Enriched Uranium

Friday, March 20, 2015 11:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Russell Senate Office Building, Room 385 Washington, DC The United States and other countries with nuclear …

Luncheon Briefing on Advanced Nuclear Reactors

Luncheon Briefing: Making the Next Step Forward with Advanced Nuclear Reactors: Assessing Progress and Overcoming Roadblocks on Safety, Technology and …

Short Course on CBRN Weapons, Science and Policy (CBRN)

FAS and George Mason University will host a short course from July 7-9, 2014 as part of GMU’s 2014 summer program in International Security. This thre …

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