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Ballistic Missile Defense Event Slides Now Available

Last week, FAS and the Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy at AAAS hosted an event on the technical, strategic and arms control challenges for ballistic missile defense in Washington, DC. Topics discussed includedballistic missile defense capabilities, realistic testing for reliability and effectiveness and countermeasures. Speakers Mr. Philip Coyle, Dr. George Lewis and Mr. Bruce […]

Event: Medical Isotope Production Without Nuclear Reactors or Uranium Enrichment

The Federation of American Scientists and the Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy at the  American Association for the Advancement of Science are hosting  a luncheon briefing and discussion on medical radioisotope production without nuclear reactors or uranium enrichment on Thursday, June 13th at 12pm . The discussion will focus on a new CSTSP […]

Event: Ballistic Missile Defense- Technical, Strategic and Arms Control Challenges

The Federation of American Scientists and the Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are hosting an event on Thursday, June 6th at 5pm in Washington, DC on the technical, strategic and arms control challenges for ballistic missile defense. Topics that will be discussed include: […]

Countering Nuclear and Radiological Threats

FAS President Dr. Charles Ferguson was the keynote speaker at the “Countering Nuclear and Radiological Threats” symposium on May 15, 2013 at the Mason Inn at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Dr. Ferguson spoke about understanding and countering nuclear and radiological terrorism; presentation slides are available here. FAS Adjunct Senior Fellow for Nonproliferation Law […]

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FAS Symposium Provides Recommendations to Next Administration on Catastrophic Threats

On November 9, 2012, FAS hosted the Symposium on Preventing Catastrophic Threats at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The symposium consisted of three panels that explored catastrophic threats to national and international security, including those posed by nuclear and radiological weapons;  biological, chemical, cyber, and advanced conventional weapons; and threats to energy supply [...]

The post FAS Symposium Provides Recommendations to Next Administration on Catastrophic Threats appears in the Public Interest Report, the semiannual journal from FAS. The PIR brings together articles from writers both outside and inside FAS to engage the general public in the important issues FAS works on.

2012 FAS Awards Ceremony

FAS hosted its 2012 Awards Ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on November 9.  The awards ceremony recognizes outstanding individuals who have made a distinctive contribution to national security and science policy. Mr. Joe Cirincione, President of the Ploughshares Fund, served as Master of Ceremonies. Dr. John Ahearne, former Chairman of the [...]

The post 2012 FAS Awards Ceremony appears in the Public Interest Report, the semiannual journal from FAS. The PIR brings together articles from writers both outside and inside FAS to engage the general public in the important issues FAS works on.