FAS Roundup – May 21, 2018

By May 21, 2018

ADAM MOUNT, Director, FAS Defense Posture Project, spoke with Brooke Baldwin on CNN Newsroom (alongside Rear Admiral John Kirby) to discuss President Trump’s cancellation of the June 12 summit with Kim Jong-un.


(AUDIO) Trump Cancels the June 12 Summit With Kim Jong Un: What Now?

ADAM MOUNT (Director, FAS Defense Posture Project) joined host ANKIT PANDA (FAS Adjunct Senior Fellow) moments after President Trump cancelled his summit with Kim Jong-un to discuss the future of the Korean Peninsula. 

Kim Jong Un-Trump summit: How did it all fall apart?

“The story of the summit’s collapse […] began with Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton.” 

(AUDIO) “It could have been a lot worse”: Diplomatic challenges ahead for US-North Korea relations

ANKIT PANDA spoke to ABC Australia about the risks moving forward in U.S.-North Korea talks. 

Canceling of Trump-Kim Meeting Shakes Asia but Could Help China

ADAM MOUNT told The New York Times that Trump’s summit cancellation allows North Korea to meet “all of its objectives.” 

North Korea Plans To Close Main Nuclear Testing Site

ADAM MOUNT appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered to discuss what North Korea’s nuclear test site dismantlement does and does not do. 

STEVEN AFTERGOOD, Director, FAS Project on Government Secrecy, published several new entries in Secrecy News:

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HANS KRISTENSEN, Director, FAS Nuclear Information Project, published a new entry to Strategic Security using data obtained through the Freedom of Information Act to illustrate an unexplained dip in 2017 U.S. nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) patrols. 

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