This Week in FAS
Steven Aftergood, director of the FAS Project on Government Secrecy, published several pieces in Secrecy News:
- Overview and analysis of FAS Public Service Award and U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Richard L. Garwin’s presentation on U.S. strategic security challenges at the National Academy of Sciences earlier this month.
- Revisiting the legality of President Trump’s disclosures of classified information to Russian officials.
- A Congressional Research Service (CRS) report from 2014 onobstructions of justice, along with 11 other CRS reports on a variety of topics, including: U.S. Navy lasers, the electoral college today, and an overview on the armed conflict in Syria.
In the Press
“Steven Aftergood, director of the [FAS] Project on Government Secrecy, said that such authority gives the president the authority to ‘classify and declassify at will.'”