FAS President: Scientists Should Educate, Engage Their Lawmakers on Critical Science Issues
FAS President Ali Nouri wrote in Nature: Scientists should engage and educate their lawmakers on critical science and technology issues, base public policies on evidence-based research, and hold the Executive Branch accountable when science is dismissed. →
The Facts Behind President Trump’s Biggest State of the Union Claims
(WATCH) FAS Expert Talks History and Current Status of Nuclear Weapons on Franco-German TV
Hans Kristensen appeared on ARTE’s new German-language television program — The New Cold War: More Nuclear Weapons in Europe? — to discuss Europe’s nuclear arsenals and visit former and current weapons sites in both France and Germany. →
Putin Warns That Russia Is Developing ‘Invincible’ Hypersonic Missiles
Demise of Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty undermines global security
IG Reports on Wars Abroad Unaffected by Trump Rebuke
In apparent disregard of criticism from President Trump, two new Inspector General reports on aspects of the wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq were openly published this week. →
National Emergencies, and More from CRS
There were no less than 30 “national emergencies” in effect as of February 1, according to a tabulation prepared by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), and more reports new and updated. →
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Symposium Panel: Banning Nuclear Weapons?
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 →