“The alteration of official DoD imagery by persons acting for or on behalf of the Department of Defense is prohibited,” advises a new Pentagon Instruction. See “Alteration of Official DoD Imagery” (pdf), DoD Instruction 5040.05, June 6, 2006.
“The days of total air superiority by friendly forces are over. Our potential enemies now may have as many or more aircraft than we do,” according to a new Army correspondence course on defending against attacks from the air. “Our potential enemies will gain air superiority over sectors of the battlefield for certain periods…. Successful small arms defense against air attack is an essential element of survival on the battlefield.” See “Small Arms Defense Against Air Attack” (pdf), US Army Air Defense Artillery School, May 2006.
Some recent Congressional Research Service items include:
“Peacekeeping and Related Stability Operations: Issues of U.S. Military Involvement” (pdf), updated May 18, 2006.
“Periods of War” (pdf) (on the official beginning and ending dates of war), May 1, 2006.
And for no extra charge: “Net Neutrality: Background and Issues” (pdf), May 16, 2006.
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.