The factors that could influence an Israeli decision to attack Iranian nuclear targets and the implications of such an act were assessed in a new report from the Congressional Research Service. The report surveys the multiple dimensions of the issue at length, though it does not appear to provide much new information or original analysis. See Israel: Possible Military Strike Against Iran’s Nuclear Facilities, March 27, 2012.
Other new or updated CRS reports that Congress has not made directly available to the public include the following.
Iran: U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses, March 23, 2012
Foreign Assistance to North Korea, March 20, 2012
Cybersecurity: Selected Legal Issues, March 14, 2012
Refugee Admissions and Resettlement Policy, March 7, 2012
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.
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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.