Striving For A Safer World Since 1945

FAS President Ali Nouri joins Gender Champions initiative

FAS President Dr. Ali Nouri joins the Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy. “Like many other fields, the WMD policy space faces challenges when it comes to gender equality,” said Dr. Nouri. “I’m honored to be a part of this initiative to help reverse that.” 

Government war spending since 9/11 exceeds $5.9 trillion

Steven Aftergood spoke at a briefing for the Senate Armed Services Committee to discuss the Watson Institute at Brown University’s latest report. Aftergood discussed what ultimately contributed to the public’s lack of understanding of post-9/11 war costs. 

Locating Israeli Patriot batteries using radar interference

Matt Korda presents his findings on the FAS Strategic Security blog of his efforts to geolocate Israeli Patriot batteries using an imagery-adjustment technique that revealed other Middle Eastern batteries.

FAS fellow speaks at diplomat training course in Amman, Jordan

Jenifer Mackby spoke about the Biological Weapons Convention in the Middle East and North Africa for an arms control training course for diplomats at the Jordan Institute for Diplomacy in Amman, organized by the Geneva Center for Security Policy.

Striving for a Safer World since 1945

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