On Friday, November 4, 2011, I spoke on a panel at Washington and Lee University comparing Japanese and American nuclear regulatory systems.
On November 1, I spoke about nuclear power after the Fukushima accident to the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at Harvard University’s Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.
On October 27, 2011, FAS has joined the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) and other arms control groups to send a letter to the Obama administration asking for stronger action to support its budget goals for nuclear nonproliferation programs. Please find the letter below. 2011 November 1: Foreign Policy, “Arms Control Groups Appeal to [...]
FAS joined 48 organizations in signing a letter to United States Representatives asking them to cosign Representative Markey’s letter to members of the Super Committee. Markey’s letter urges Super Committee members to increase U.S. security by reducing spending on outdated and unaffordable nuclear weapons programs. Additionally, this support letter offers specific suggestions to Congress on [...]
The post Letter Urges Super Committee to Reduce Nuclear Weapons Spending appears on the FAS Strategic Security Blog.
FAS published a new Issue Brief, “A Nuclear-Free Mirage? Obstacles to President Obama’s Goal of a Nuclear Weapons Free World.” Dr. Robert Standish Norris, Senior Fellow for Nuclear Policy at FAS was interviewed by Charles Blair, Director of FAS’s Terrorism Analysis Project, about the obstacles to the implementation of the Obama administration’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). After twenty [...]
By Igor Khripunov According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), nuclear security culture is “the assembly of characteristics, attitudes and behavior of individuals, organizations and institutions which serves as a means to support and enhance nuclear security.” The concept of security culture emerged much later than nuclear safety culture, which was triggered by human [...]
Jonathan B. Tucker, an arms control expert who specialized in chemical and biological weapons, died in Washington, DC. He was 56. For the past four months, Jonathan managed the FAS Biosecurity Education Project. His colleagues remember him as a gentleman, an extraordinary scholar, and a humble soul.
I am excited to tell you that tomorrow night, Friday, July 22, I will be a panelist on PBS Ideas in Action hosted by Jim Glassman. I will discuss the future of nuclear energy and China’s nuclear power program. I encourage you to tune in. You can find the exact airtime in your city by [...]
I will be traveling to Tokyo next week to meet with government officials, academics, and citizens to discuss nuclear energy and other issues that FAS is analyzing. In particular, I will give a seminar talk at Meiji University during the afternoon of July 28. Then during the afternoon of July 29, I will lead a [...]