Posts by James Wright

NPT Pre-Conference Day 1

The NPT Pre-Conference kicked off this evening with speeches, testimonies, and performances at Riverside Church on the upper west side of Manhattan (Interestingly enough, Riverside Church was also the site of Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous get-out of Vietnam speech). Prior to the doors finally opening at 7pm, the real “activism” was occurring outside in […]

FAS Podcast, Alicia Godsberg, NPT Conference

Listen to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Alicia Godsberg, Research Associate for the FAS Strategic Security Program and United Nations Affairs. Topics discussed include details on the upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, the role of FAS at the United Nations, ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear […]

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! To mark the celebration of the 40th Earth Day, the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) is launching the Earth Systems Program. As increased stresses on the environment threaten environmental, resource, and food stability, environmental issues have become a key security matter.