“The Air Force recently grounded some of its newest aircraft, F-35A strike fighters, due to incidents in which pilots became physiologically impaired with symptoms of oxygen deficiency while flying.”
The background and implications of this potentially disabling problem were discussed by the Congressional Research Service in Out of Breath: Military Aircraft Oxygen Issues, CRS Insight, June 21, 2017.
Other new and updated publications from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
U.S. Military Presence on Okinawa and Realignment to Guam, CRS In Focus, June 14, 2017
Understanding Constituent Problems with the Military, CRS Webinar, May 10, 2017
Tanzania: Current Issues and U.S. Policy, updated June 7, 2017
Cuba: President Trump Partially Rolls Back Obama Engagement Policy, CRS Insight, June 21, 2017
Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive, updated June 15, 2017
U.S. Beef: It’s What’s for China, CRS Insight, June 22, 2017
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), updated June 13, 2017
Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve: Current Policy and Conditions, updated June 21, 2017
Common frameworks for evaluating proposals leave this utility function implicit, often evaluating aspects of risk, uncertainty, and potential value independently and qualitatively.
The FAS Nuclear Notebook is one of the most widely sourced reference materials worldwide for reliable information about the status of nuclear weapons and has been published in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1987. The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by the staff of the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project: Director Hans […]
According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ August 2023 pulse panel, 60% of public schools were utilizing a “community school” or “wraparound services model” at the start of this school year—up from 45% last year.
Filmmaker Christopher Nolan, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senator Todd (R-IN), and Dr. Alondra Nelson presented with FAS Public Service Awards;
Alexa White received the inaugural FAS Policy Entrepreneurship award.