FAS experts and affiliates contribute original commentary and opinion pieces in leading media outlets on specific security threats and policy implications.
In this op-ed, Jay Apt, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University and Co-Director of CMU’s Electricity Industry Center, explores America’s potential actions to counter climate change by broadening “renewable portfolio standards” to include all low-polluting power sources.
In a new op-ed published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Director of the Nuclear Information Project, Hans Kristensen and Adam Mount, Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, write that with the upcoming NATO summit in Wales, it is time to revisit the question of what to do with U.S. tactical nukes in Europe.
In a new op-ed published on MSNBC.com, Steven Aftergood, Director of the Government Secrecy Project, and Representative Rush Holt, Former Chair of the House Intelligence Committee and Congressman from New Jersey’s 12th District, examine how the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) has lost sight of the founding principles of the committee in the wake of the passing of the annual intelligence authorization bill with a vote of 345-59.
In an article published in Arms Control Today, Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project, examines the modernization programs underway in the nine nuclear countries, and finds that none of the countries appear to be planning to eliminate its nuclear weapons program; instead they are committing billions of dollars to modernize their nuclear forces.