U.S. military forces have been deployed in military conflicts abroad hundreds of times over the past two centuries — not including covert actions or training exercises. An updated tabulation is given in “Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2010” (pdf), Congressional Research Service, March 10, 2011.
Some other noteworthy new CRS reports include the following (all pdf).
“U.S. Tsunami Programs: A Brief Overview,” March 14, 2011.
Mary B. Mazanec has been appointed acting director of the Congressional Research Service. Ms. Mazanec is the current CRS deputy director. She will serve in an acting capacity until the selection of a new director is made by Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. The current director, Daniel P. Mulhollan, will retire on April 2.
Public interest groups hope that the change in CRS leadership will coincide with, or will help to promote, a change in CRS publication policy. Currently, at congressional direction, CRS does not permit direct public access to its reports.
To empower new voices to start their career in nuclear weapons studies, the Federation of American Scientists launched the New Voices on Nuclear Weapons Fellowship. Here’s what our inaugural cohort accomplished.
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.