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Comprehensive, technical analysis on specific security threats with independent commentary and policy recommendations.

Issue Briefs

Concise policy brief examining current security challenges.

Public Interest Reports

FAS’s online, quarterly science and security journal featuring articles by members of the FAS network on issues related to foreign policy and national security.

Articles / Op-Eds

Published commentary and opinion pieces by FAS staff and affiliates on technical threats to international and national security.

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