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A memory of Jeremy

Posted on January 6, 2017

Jeremy Stone: If there has been a more vivid, more animated presence on the planet I have not encountered him or her. We met in our twenties when Jeremy sought me out at the RAND Corporation to argue the case for a “bomber bonfire” — his favored propos …


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The Iran Nuclear Agreement Under Trump: Unsustainable Pressures

Posted on November 17, 2016

Donald Trump is the 45th president-elect of the United States. So much conventional wisdom was turned on its head early morning on November 9th and Obama’s signature foreign policy accomplishment — the nuclear agreement with Iran — may well have been t …


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FAS Roundup: July 5, 2016

Posted on July 5, 2016

Scientist Spotlight with Dr. Cameron Reed Scientist Spotlight returns with Dr. Cameron Reed, the Charles A. Dana Professor of Physics at Alma College, who teaches courses ranging from first-year algebra-based mechanics to senior-level quantum mechanics …


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FAS Roundup: June 28, 2016

Posted on June 28, 2016

Hans Kristensen Granted SIPRI Fellowship Hans M. Kristensen, Director of the FAS Nuclear Information Project, has been appointed as an Associate Senior Fellow of SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute). Kristensen has been co-authoring …


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FAS Roundup: June 21, 2016

Posted on June 21, 2016

From the Blogs Red Teams Needed to Critique Military Operations: U.S. military commanders would do well to make use of “red teams,” composed of independent experts to evaluate and critique U.S. military operations as they are being planned, according t …


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FAS Roundup: June 14, 2016

Posted on June 14, 2016

From the Blogs Flawed Pentagon Nuclear Cruise Missile Advocacy: In its quest to secure Congressional approval for a new nuclear cruise missile, the Pentagon is putting words in the mouth of President Barack Obama and spinning and overstating requiremen …


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FAS Roundup: May 24, 2016

Posted on May 24, 2016

New Publication: 70th Anniversary Edition of the Public Interest Report This exclusive edition of the PIR attempts to encapsulate FAS’s continual reinvention with a glimpse into FAS’s past and a look to the future and what it may hold. A stellar assemb …


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FAS Roundup: May 17, 2016

Posted on May 17, 2016

70th Anniversary Edition of the Public Interest Report This exclusive edition of the PIR attempts to encapsulate FAS’s continual reinvention with a glimpse into FAS’s past and a look to the future and what it may hold. A stellar assemblage of authors d …


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FAS Roundup: May 10, 2016

Posted on May 10, 2016

FAS Special Event: “30 Years After the Accident: the Meaning of Chernobyl Today?” Leading experts came together to discuss Chernobyl on the eve of its 30th anniversary, the lessons learned, and possible implications that this fateful event has for the …


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FAS Roundup: May 3, 2016

Posted on May 3, 2016

FAS Special Event: “30 Years After the Accident: the Meaning of Chernobyl Today?” Leading experts came together to discuss Chernobyl on the eve of its 30th anniversary, the lessons learned, and possible implications that this fateful event has for the …


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FAS Roundup: April 26, 2016

Posted on April 26, 2016

FAS Attends GEO Review Panel Chris Bidwell, Senior fellow for Law and Policy, was invited to participate in a recent GAO review panel on Gaps in DHS and FBI Biological Attribution Capabilities. The review took place over a two day period at GAO headqua …


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FAS Roundup: April 19, 2016

Posted on April 19, 2016

From the Blogs Counting Casualties in Syria & Iraq, and More from CRS: The number of people killed in Syria since March 2011 is variously estimated to be between 250,000 and 470,000. The number of estimated casualties in Iraq ranges from 19,000 to …


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