FAS Roundup – November 26, 2018

FAS President joins Gender Champions initiative

FAS President Dr. Ali Nouri has joined the Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy. “Like many other fields, the WMD policy space faces challenges when it comes to gender equality. I’m honored to be a part of this initiative to help reverse that,” said Dr. Nouri.

ℹ️ To learn more about the pledges made by FAS and other organizations to make meaningful strides toward gender equality in the nuclear policy space and beyond, visit gcnuclearpolicy.org.

Fact-checking Trump’s statement on Saudi Arabia, Khashoggi murder

Steven Aftergood told PolitiFact: Pres. Trump’s statement on the CIA’s Khashoggi murder conclusions evades their judgment’s “substance.” 

 

US Sanctions on Russia, and More from CRS

A new report from the Congressional Research Service provides an overview of US sanction tools and authorities, and their application to the case of Russia. 

DoD Says US, Turkey on a Collision Course

Turkey’s pending procurement of a Russian surface to air missile system would jeopardize its status in NATO, and disrupt other aspects of US military relations with that country, DOD told Congress. 

Religious Support to Military Funerals

The US Army has issued updated guidance on military funerals that notably emphasizes freedom of religion and individual choice. 

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.

 

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