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.

For prior issues of the FAS Public Interest Report from 1946-2005 see the PIR archive.



We Don’t Need Another Manhattan Project

by Alex Wellerstein Starting from literally table-top science in 1939, the development of a full-fledged nuclear weapons production system in the United States by late summer 1945 is properly regarded…

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