By October 1, 2018

FAS joins Future Congress initiative
The Federation of American Scientists joins the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Medium, Union of Concerned Scientists, and over 35 other organizations and 30 individual scholars to work for a more informed Congress on science and technology issues. 

Remembering Steve Garfinkel
Steve Garfinkel, former director of the Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO), passed away on September 24. Appointed by President Carter in 1980, Mr. Garfinkel served as the second ISOO director until 2002. 

Government Contractor Accountability, & More from CRS

Noteworthy new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following — and more:

Steven Aftergood publishes analysis and new/updated Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports in the FAS Secrecy News blog. To subscribe to the FAS Secrecy News mailing list, click here.

US Nato envoy’s threat to Russia: stop developing missile or we’ll ‘take it out’
Hans Kristensen told The Guardian: Hutchinson’s comments are going to feed into the “paranoia of Russian planners.” Clarification is needed. 

Leon Lederman (1922–2018)
Leon Lederman, 1988 Nobel Laureate in physics and member of the FAS Board of Sponsors, died early Wednesday. He was 96. Read about the life and accomplishments of Dr. Lederman in his obituary. 

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