FAS Roundup – August 9, 2016

By August 9, 2016

In Case You Missed It

Hans Kristensen Published in International Review of the Red Cross

In the latest issue of the International Review of the Red Cross: #899, “The human cost of nuclear weapons,” Director of the Nuclear Information Project (and the federation’s own) Hans M. Kristensen was published alongside the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Nuclear Program Director, Matthew G. McKinzie for their peer-reviewed article on the effects of declining nuclear disarmament efforts and the risk of continued arsenal modernization.

For the full article, visit the International Committee of the Red Cross’ website here.

From the Blogs

Prosecuting Offenses Against Congress, and More from CRS

by Steven Aftergood
Separation of powers prevents Congress from both creating and enforcing federal law but an example of such an exception can be found in the Prosecution of Criminal Offenses against Congress. Plus, there are over 15 new and updated Congressional Research Service reports. [Full story]

Navy Builds Underground Nuclear Weapons Storage Facility, Seattle Busses Carry Warning

by Hans Kristensen
In response to the Navy’s construction of an underground nuclear weapons storage site, the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action launched a public bus campaign to bring awareness about the Navy’s new nuclear facility. Hans Kristensen was recognized by the Ploughshares Fund for his work in verifying the Ground Zero Center’s data. [Full story]


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