FAS Roundup – March 5, 2018

By March 5, 2018

FAS Senior Fellow and Director of the FAS Defense Posture Project, Dr. Adam Mount, spoke with CNN to discuss North Korea’s recent willingness to discuss denuclearization, urging: “Bargain hard.”

In the Press

Letting the Korean Breakthrough Run Its Course
Dr. Adam Mount, Sr. Fellow & Dir., FAS Defense Posture Project, wrote an op-ed for The Atlantic to discuss North Korea, denuclearization. 

Putin Unveils Nuclear Weapons He Claims Could Breach U.S. Defenses
Hans Kristensen, Dir., FAS Nuclear Information Project, explained to the Wall Street Journal U.S. and Russian nuclear modernization dynamics. 

Chief of staff expresses regret over security protocol
Steven Aftergood, Dir., FAS Project on Government Secrecy, spoke to BBC News to discuss security clearance issues in the Trump Administration. 

Other News & Events

Dr. Adam Mount, Sr. Fellow & Dir., FAS Defense Posture Project, sat on a panel by the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) to assess the Trump Admin.’s Nuclear Posture Review (3/8/18).

You can watch a video of the entire event here.

Hans Kristensen, Dir., FAS Nuclear Information project, joined the CATO Institute’s Trevor Thrall and Emma Ashford on the CATO Power Problems podcast to discuss the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review.

You can listen to the full podcast here.


In the latest issue of Arms Control Association’sArms Control Today, Sr. Fellow, Nuclear Policy,Dr. Robert S. Norris, wrote a book review of Daniel Ellsberg’s The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, calling it a “public service.”

You can read the full review here.

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