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FAS Experts:

FAS President Charles D. Ferguson specializes in arms control, and nuclear and radiological terrorism. While at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Ferguson served as the project director of the Independent Task Force on U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy, chaired by William J. Perry and Brent Snowcroft.   

Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project, is the co-author of the bi-monthly Nuclear Notebook column in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and the World Nuclear Forces overview in the SIPRI Yearbook. He is an expert on the status of nuclear forces and nuclear policy worldwide. 


FAS Reports:

2009 From Counterforce to Minimal Deterrence

2008 Toward True Security

2007 The Stockpile Stewardship Program

2006 Chinese Nuclear Forces and U.S. Nuclear War Planning

2005 Missions for Nuclear Weapons After the Cold War


2010 Nuclear Posture Review

2001 Nuclear Posture Review

1994 Nuclear Posture Review  


Key Facts of new START Treaty