Recent Activity from FAS

FAS Roundup – March 25, 2019

Above The Fray Cold War Science Diplomacy with the Soviets with Professor Frank von Hippel In the latest episode of Above The Fray, FAS President Ali Nouri‘s video podcast, he and former FAS Chair Prof. Frank von Hippel discussed Cold War-era science diplomacy efforts, and more. For more conversations in Cessnas, visit our official playlist. National Science Foundation Budget [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – March 18, 2019

At #Nukefest, We Asked All The Wrong Questions FAS’ Matt Korda wrote for Inkstick on the 2019 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference (“Nukefest”), the health of the nuclear policy field, and issues the field faces in racial and ethnic diversity, gender parity, and socioeconomic barriers to access. → FAS International Study Group on North Korea Policy Launches Report at USIP [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – March 11, 2019

Mount: Can’t bet “all or nothing” on North Korea’s denuclearization Adam Mount (Director, Defense Posture Project) appeared on CNN Newsroom with Victor Blackwell to discuss the recent activity at North Korea’s Sohae rocket launching facility and the new report of the FAS International Study Group on North Korea Policy.   (AUDIO) Addressing the threats from North Korea Mount [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – March 4, 2019

Report Managing a Nuclear-Armed North Korea The FAS International Study Group on North Korea Policy – 14 experts from 5 countries – released their report providing recommendations to the United States and allies on managing a nuclear-armed North Korea. → After Hanoi, North Korea experts propose new strategy: Contain threat, encourage change  The Study Group and report were profiled [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – February 25, 2019

Analysis Anatomy of a Failed Summit: At Hanoi, All or Nothing Ends with Nothing Writing for CNN, FAS’ Adam Mount analyzes the collapse of the Hanoi summit: “It is time for a reset of US negotiation policy. Without a decisive shift in tactics, the talks will stagnate and fail, and a third summit will only end like the [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – February 18, 2019

Putin Ratchets Up Nuclear Warning Against U.S. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, FAS’ Hans Kristensen detailed the “invincible” weapons Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened the U.S. with, but explained: “[Putin] seems to be fully aware that Russia can ill-afford to ramp up the arms race.” → Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward Iran FAS joins 50 other organizations in urging [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – February 11, 2019

Analysis Goals for Any Arms Control Proposal with North Korea In The Bulletin, FAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Ankit Panda and co-author John K. Warden provide detailed guidance for managing and negotiating with a nuclear-capable North Korea ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27–28. →   Special Report Pakistan’s Approach to Navigating the Saudi-Iranian Split FAS’ Ankit Panda authored a special report [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – February 4, 2019

FAS President: Scientists Should Educate, Engage Their Lawmakers on Critical Science Issues FAS President Ali Nouri wrote in Nature: Scientists should engage and educate their lawmakers on critical science and technology issues, base public policies on evidence-based research, and hold the Executive Branch accountable when science is dismissed. → The Facts Behind President Trump’s Biggest State of the Union Claims Chris Bidwell told TIME: [...] Read More

FAS Roundup – January 14, 2019

FAS Senior Fellow will help World Bank Forecast Global Crises, Improve Disaster Response FAS has partnered with the World Bank to help the agency better anticipate global crises. New FAS Senior Fellow Andrew Choi will serve in the Office of the President at the World Bank through this partnership. → FAS to President, Senate, and House Leadership: Shutdown Is [...] Read More