Posts tagged with Iran

FAS Roundup: June 25, 2012

FAS issue brief and podcast on sanctions in Iran and North Korea, new CRS reports and much more. Sanctions and Nonproliferation in Iran and North Korea This week, FAS released a new issue brief, “Sanctions and Nonproliferation in North Korea and Iran,” co-authored by Mr. Daniel Wertz, Program Officer at the National Committee on North […]

The Question of a Nuclear Iran

The Hudson Institute hosted “When Iran Gets the Bomb: What Will It Do? What Will Others Do? What Will Be the Costs?” which was set in the future with each interlocutor adopting the role of an Iranian government official and collaborating with each other in a workshop designed to discuss nuclear weapons technology in the […]

Issue Brief: Sanctions and Nonproliferation in North Korea and Iran

The nuclear programs of North Korea and Iran have been, for many years, two of the most pressing and intractable security challenges facing the United States and the international community. While frequently lumped together as “rogue states,” the two countries have vastly different social, economic, and political systems, and the history and status of their […]

FAS Roundup: May 29, 2012

Investigation into leak of Israel-Iran information, NATO’s nuclear Groundhog Day, new CRS reports and much more.   From the Blogs Restrictions on WikiLeaks Documents Challenged in Court: Steven Aftergood writes that the publication of leaked classified documents by WikiLeaks continues to confound government officials and to generate some unusual legal tangles. Last month, attorneys for […]

FAS Roundup: April 2, 2012

Mitigating risks of bio research, implications of Israeli strike on Iran, fissile materials and much more. From the Blogs Military Intelligence and the Human Terrain System: Secrecy News has obtained the latest issue of the Army’s Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin which is devoted to the Human Terrain System (HTS),  a U.S. Army program to conduct […]

FAS Roundup- March 5, 2012

FAS Roundup: March 5, 2012 Syria and WMD, Chinese ICBMs spotted, DoD responds to nuclear targeting questions, why sanctions on Iran won’t work and much more.   From the Blogs DoD Responds to Questions on Nuclear Targeting: Are U.S. nuclear forces on hair trigger alert? Not exactly, a Department of Defense official told Congress. “Although […]

FAS Roundup- January 16, 2012

FAS Roundup: January 16, 2012 Implications of assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist for Tehran’s nuclear program, musings about EMP, nuclear pursuits in 2012 and much more.  From the Blogs Radiation and Pregnancy:  Can we expect to see legions of children born with birth defects in the aftermath of a radiological attack? True – radiation can cause […]

FAS Roundup- January 9, 2011

FAS Roundup: January 9, 2012 New defense strategy, U.S. Army communications security, the collision course between Iran and the U.S., new CRS reports and much more.     From the Blogs Army Red Teams Test Communications Security: Steven Aftergood writes about the newly revised Army regulation which prescribes the use of “red teams” that are […]