This Week in FAS
Several FAS affiliates, including President Charles D. Ferguson and adjunct senior fellows Tom Shea and Jenifer Mackby, convened atNPT PrepCom2017 to host a discussion titled: Nuclear Navies, Non-Proliferation, and Nuclear Disarmament.
Steven Aftergood, director of the FAS Project on Government Secrecy, published several pieces in Secrecy News:
- Steven Aftergood examines the question: Is “cyberwar” war?Referencing congressional and other hearings, Aftergood provides a succinct exploration of the provocative question.
- Aftergood also reviews a new Department of Defense directive that states intelligence agencies must cooperate with internal oversight, providing access to the new directive and commentary thereof.
- A new Congressional Research service report provides an overview of the gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9, including ethical and regulatory questions. Nearly 10 other CRS reports are available, too.
In the Press
“‘… federal agencies will likely still need to determine how to assess the climate-related costs and benefits associated with rulemakings,’ …[explained in a sidebar made available by FAS].”
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