Posts tagged with disarmament

Position Opening: Associate Director for the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security at the University of Illinois

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking an associate director for its program in arms control, disarmament and international security (ACDIS); it is a 12 month position. Function  The Associate Director, under the direction of the ACDIS Director, will write, administer and manage grants, coordinate conferences and workshops, and manage ACDIS print publications and web pages.  […]

FAS Roundup: July 22, 2013

U.S. relations with new Iranian president, missile defense and much more. Publications Countering an Iranian Rope-a-Dope: In a new op-ed published in Roll Call, FAS Special Projects Director Mr. Mark Jansson writes that the United States needs to be patient, flexible and relax pressure on sanctions in order to work with new Iranian president Hasan Rouhani […]

Mentors for the Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Announced

The Federation of American Scientists, Pacific Islands Society, and Emerging Science and Technology Policy Centre are pleased to announce that three major diplomatic missions have agreed to provide mentors for the 2013 – 2014 Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament. The participating Geneva-based missions include Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.  Guy Pollard joined the British Diplomatic Service […]

Call to Action: U.S. and Russian Relations

This week, members of a Congressional delegation are visiting Moscow to investigate the background of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Two members of the delegation, Republican Congressmen Dana Rohrabacher of California, and Steve King of Iowa, broke from their party’s anti- Russia stance and called for closer collaboration with Russian colleagues on matters of intelligence […]

Inaugural Class of Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Announced

FAS and the Pacific Islands Society (PacSoc) are pleased to announce the inaugural class of Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament. Calvin Ziru comes from the Solomon Islands and is a lawyer by profession. He is currently a Chevening Scholarship recipient, completing a Master of Arts in Politics and International Relations at the Durham University in […]

FAS Roundup: May 6, 2013

Russia’s nuclear arsenal, chemical weapons in Syria and much more. Publications U.S. Kicks Syria Chemical Weapon Can Down The Road: In a new op-ed published on CNN’s Global Public Square Blog, Senior Fellow on State and Non-State Threats Charles P. Blair writes about the U.S. government’s wait and see approach with the current situation in […]

FAS Roundup: April 15, 2013

Q&A on North Korea, letter from Nobel Laureates to Congress, B61 bomb, and much more. Better Understanding North Korea: Q&A with Seven East Asian Experts Researchers from FAS asked seven individuals who are experts in East Asia about the the recent escalation in tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Is North Korea serious about their threats […]

FAS Roundup: April 8, 2013

Analysis of New START data, report on Iran’s nuclear program, updated U.S. nuclear war plan and much more. From the Blogs U.S. Nuclear War Plan Updated Amidst Nuclear Policy Review: As the White House is finishing a review of nuclear weapons policy, the U.S. Strategic Command has quietly put into effect a new strategic nuclear […]

FAS Roundup: April 1, 2013

Red line in Syria, new issue of the PIR and much more. The Thin Red Line in Syria In a new article in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, FAS’ Senior Fellow on State and Non-State Threats, Mr. Charles Blair, examines how, in light of the growing number of alleged incidents involving chemical attacks, the […]

Call for Applications: Pacific Young Leaders on Disarmament Project

The Conference on Disarmament (CD) was established in 1979 as the international community’s single multilateral disarmament negotiating forum. The CD and its predecessors have negotiated a number of major multilateral arms control and disarmament agreements, including the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. However, in recent years, the CD has been unable to make progress against its own […]