New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that Congress has instructed CRS not to release to the public include the following.
Proliferation of Precision Strike: Issues for Congress, May 14, 2012
By one official reckoning, there were 35 terrorist incidents in the United States between 2004 and 2011. See The Domestic Terrorist Threat: Background and Issues for Congress, May 15, 2012
It costs $179,750 per hour to operate Air Force One, the President’s official aircraft, according to the latest cost data from the Air Force. See Presidential Travel: Policy and Costs, May 17, 2012
Submission of the President’s Budget in Transition Years, May 17, 2012
Canadian oil sands are 14-20% more greenhouse-gas-intensive than the crude oil they would replace in U.S. refineries. The effect of the Keystone XL pipeline would be to increase the U.S. greenhouse gas footprint by 3-21 million metric tons, equal to the greenhouse emissions from 588,000 to 4 million passenger vehicles. See Canadian Oil Sands: Life-Cycle Assessments of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, May 15, 2012
Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990, May 17, 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.
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.