The Iran Nuclear Agreement Under Trump: Unsustainable Pressures

Donald Trump is the 45th president-elect of the United States. So much conventional wisdom was turned on its head early morning on November 9th and Obama’s signature foreign policy accomplishment — the nuclear agreement with Iran — may well have been too. Whether or not it will be “ripped up” or simply “renegotiated” is immaterial […]

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FAS Roundup: July 5, 2016

Scientist Spotlight with Dr. Cameron Reed Scientist Spotlight returns with Dr. Cameron Reed, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics at Alma College, who teaches courses ranging from first-year algebra-based mechanics to senior-level quantum mechanics. His research has included both optical photometry of intrinsically bright stars in our Milky Way galaxy and the history of […]

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FAS Roundup: June 28, 2016

Hans Kristensen Granted SIPRI Fellowship Hans M. Kristensen, Director of the FAS Nuclear Information Project, has been appointed as an Associate Senior Fellow of SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). Kristensen has been co-authoring the World Nuclear Forces overview in the SIPRI Yearbook since 2001 and the fellowship formalizes this long-term relationship. The SIPRI Yearbook […]

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FAS Roundup: June 21, 2016

From the Blogs Red Teams Needed to Critique Military Operations: U.S. military commanders would do well to make use of “red teams,” composed of independent experts to evaluate and critique U.S. military operations as they are being planned, according to a new publication from the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Red teams can “help commanders and staffs think critically and […]

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FAS Roundup: June 14, 2016

From the Blogs Flawed Pentagon Nuclear Cruise Missile Advocacy: In its quest to secure Congressional approval for a new nuclear cruise missile, the Pentagon is putting words in the mouth of President Barack Obama and spinning and overstating requirements and virtues of the weapon. Last month, DOD circulated an anonymous letter to members of Congress after it learned that […]

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FAS Roundup: May 24, 2016

New Publication: 70th Anniversary Edition of the Public Interest Report This exclusive edition of the PIR attempts to encapsulate FAS’s continual reinvention with a glimpse into FAS’s past and a look to the future and what it may hold. A stellar assemblage of authors discuss the many aspirations, accomplishments, and challenges of FAS. Read the journal, […]

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FAS Roundup: May 17, 2016

70th Anniversary Edition of the Public Interest Report This exclusive edition of the PIR attempts to encapsulate FAS’s continual reinvention with a glimpse into FAS’s past and a look to the future and what it may hold. A stellar assemblage of authors discuss the many aspirations, accomplishments, and challenges of FAS. Read the journal, in […]

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FAS Roundup: May 10, 2016

FAS Special Event: “30 Years After the Accident: the Meaning of Chernobyl Today?” Leading experts came together to discuss Chernobyl on the eve of its 30th anniversary, the lessons learned, and possible implications that this fateful event has for the nuclear industry today. Speaker presentations and the full recording of the event are available now.  From […]

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FAS Roundup: May 3, 2016

FAS Special Event: “30 Years After the Accident: the Meaning of Chernobyl Today?” Leading experts came together to discuss Chernobyl on the eve of its 30th anniversary, the lessons learned, and possible implications that this fateful event has for the nuclear industry today. Speaker presentations are available on fas.org and stay tuned for a full recording of the […]

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FAS Roundup: April 26, 2016

FAS Attends GEO Review Panel Chris Bidwell, Senior fellow for Law and Policy, was invited to participate in a recent GAO review panel on Gaps in DHS and FBI Biological Attribution Capabilities. The review took place over a two day period at GAO headquarters in Washington DC. GAO will eventually publish its findings in an […]

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