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FAS Fellow to Participate in Upcoming U.S. – Japan Future Leaders Exchange

FAS is pleased to announce that Adjunct Fellow for Emerging Technologies, Michael Edward Walsh, will be traveling to Tokyo next week as part of the Japan Foundation’s “KAKEHASHI Project – The Bridge for Tomorrow.” Promoted by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the program provides a unique opportunity for future leaders to build new networks between […]

PfPC Emerging Security Challenges Working Group Tackles Nano and Cyber

From 20-22 November, the Partnership for Peace Consortium’s Emerging Security Challenges Working Group held its third workshop at the Swedish National Defence College in Stockholm, Sweden. Entitled “Nano and Cyber,” the workshop addressed a wide variety of issues, including recent trends in nano and cyber. The occasion also provided an opportunity to take account of […]

Review: Emerging Security Challenges: Framing the Policy Context

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Laurent Ajdnik reviewing emerging security challenges.  There are times when you need to question the core meaning of the objects and concepts commonly used in security discourse – even though there seems to be rough consensus on what they are. This is what Graeme P. Herd (Plymouth University/GCSP), […]

After Action Report – Second PfPC Working Group Workshop on Emerging Security Challenges

Earlier today, the Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes released its After Action Report to experts who participated in the Emerging Security Challenges Working Group Workshop #2. The PfPC has given permission to the Federation of American Scientists to publicly release these findings. OUTCOMES Lessons Identified / Policy Recommendations Societies […]

FAS Joins Emerging Threats Working Group

Appointment provides a unique opportunity for FAS to collaborate with NATO and other Euro-Atlantic states to better address the emerging security threats arising from science and technology breakthroughs. The rapid pace of scientific discovery and technological innovation demands the redoubling of efforts by scientists, policymakers, non-governmental experts, and the business community to adapt to the […]