FAS Roundup – February 11, 2019

Analysis Goals for Any Arms Control Proposal with North Korea

In The Bulletin, FAS Adjunct Senior Fellow Ankit Panda and co-author John K. Warden provide detailed guidance for managing and negotiating with a nuclear-capable North Korea ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 27–28. 

 

Special Report

Pakistan’s Approach to Navigating the Saudi-Iranian Split

FAS’ Ankit Panda authored a special report for the U.S. Institute of Peace examining “the factors that have influenced Pakistan’s approach to navigating the ever-sharpening geopolitical split between Iran and Saudi Arabia since 2015.”
Read the Full Report 

Book Chapter

Nuclear Safeguards, Security, and Nonproliferation
FAS’ Hans Kristensen authored the first chapter in James Doyle’s second edition of Nuclear Safeguards, Security, and Nonproliferation, titled “Global Nuclear Arsenals, 1990-2018.” Published by Elsevier Press.
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Army: Domestic Ops Must Respect Constitutional Boundaries

The use of military forces to perform domestic functions — such as constructing barriers along the US-Mexico border — could pose fundamental legal, policy and administrative challenges. 

EU-Japan Trade Agreement Leaves US Out, New and Updated CRS Reports

A new free trade agreement (FTA) between the European Union and Japan places the US at a disadvantage, at least temporarily, according to the Congressional Research Service — and more. 

Steven Aftergood directs the FAS Project on Government Secrecy. To stay up-to-date with his analysis and release of Congressional Research Service reports, subscribe to Secrecy News

Symposium Panel: Banning Nuclear Weapons?
February 25, 2019 from 9:15–10:40 a.m.
FAS’ Adam Mount will speak at the 2019 JNSLP Symposium at Georgetown Univ. to discuss the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and more. RSVP 

FAS International Study Group on North Korea Policy Briefing
Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6 p.m.
FAS’ Adam Mount and Mira Rapp-Hooper of the FAS International Study Group on North Korea Policy will discuss their latest report on North Korea strategy. Tickets 

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