FAS Roundup – January 22, 2017

By January 22, 2017

A Case for Nuclear Reductions, Goals for Trump

Hans Kristensen, Director of the FAS Nuclear Information Project, details a case for arms control, a reduction of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, and worthwhile goals for President Trump and his administration to strive for in the The Cipher BriefFull Story →

U.S. Faces Evolving Threat Networks, DoD Says

by Steven Aftergood
Dir. FAS Project on Government Secrecy

An Outgoing Wave of Disclosure: Post-Obama

by Steven Aftergood
Dir. FAS Project on Government Secrecy

The Atomic Origins of Climate Science

As a part of its “American Chronicles” series, The New Yorkerexamined the history of climate science and the field’s roots in the atomic era during the 1940s, of which FAS (then the Federation of Atomic Scientists) was a significant part. Full Story →

On Sunday, January 29 the American Physical Society will present a staged reading of Richard Rhodes’s “Reykjavik” at the Wardman Park Marriott (Room: Delaware A) in Washington, DC.

Reykjavik” reenacts the events of October 1986 when U.S. President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev nearly abolished all nuclear weapons.

The event is open to the public and admission is free of charge. FAS President Charles Ferguson will be featured on a panel of discussants after the play’s reading.

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