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FAS Roundup – December 3, 2018

FAS endorses joint statement to United Nations FAS’ Jenifer Mackby endorsed a joint NGO statement to the United Nations Biological Weapons…

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FAS Roundup – January 30, 2017

SCOTUS nominee Gorsuch and more from CRS The latest Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports aggregated by Steven Aftergood, Director of the FAS Project on Government…

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FAS Roundup: December 2, 2013

Declassification priorities, control of civilian nuclear fuel cycles, Holiday membership drive and more. 50% off FAS Membership Today is the last day to take advantage of our holiday membership drive. FAS membership is 50% off for all new members; this promotion will end at midnight. Hurry and take advantage of this offer before it expires- join our extensive network, including 65 Nobel Laureates who support our work to reduce the risk of nuclear dangers.  Implications of the Recent Deal with Iran on Getting Controls on Civilian Nuclear Fuel Cycles In an op-ed published on the Hiroshima Report Blog of the Center for the Promotion of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in Japan, FAS President Dr. Charles Ferguson takes a look at one of the largest challenges to nonproliferation: how states can walk up to the line of crossing into nuclear weapons capability by developing uranium enrichment plants or reprocessing plants.  Both of these technologies are dual-use in that the same enrichment plant can be used to make low-enriched uranium useful for fueling peaceful nuclear reactors or to further enrich to high enough concentrations of the fissile isotope uranium-235 useful for powering nuclear weapons. Very few non-nuclear weapon states have one or both of these technologies; the one non-nuclear weapon country that has both enrichment and reprocessing is Japan. Could the new deal with Iran have implications for Japan and other non-nuclear weapon states like South Korea that aspire to acquire enrichment or reprocessing capabilities? The answer is yes. Read the op-ed here. 

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FAS Roundup – July 27, 2019

In Memoriam: The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty Dies For the Nation, Matt Korda lays a wreath on the grave of the INF,…

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FAS Roundup – July 3, 2020

Hans Kristensen: Great Immigrant, Great American The Federation of American Scientists is proud to announce that Hans Kristensten, Nuclear Information Project director, is honored as a Carnegie Corporation of New…

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FAS Roundup – August 14, 2020

Russia’s vaccine rollout: 4 takeaways from the controversial development “It’s clear that whichever country produces the first workable vaccine is going to…

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