Posts tagged with Japan

Nuclear Aftershocks: Upcoming Appearance on PBS’s Frontline

I am excited to tell you that I will appear on PBS’s Frontline on Tuesday, January 17, 2012.  In “Nuclear Aftershocks,” Miles O’Brien examines the hazards and benefits of nuclear energy. I will be speaking about the implications for U.S. nuclear safety after the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident in Japan last March. For more information […]

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 […]

FAS Roundup- December 12, 2011

FAS Roundup: December 12, 2011 Status of China’s nuclear arsenal, new START data, tracking of cell phones and vehicles by law enforcement and more. From the Blogs Tracking Cell Phones and Vehicles- The Legal Context:  Secrecy News has obtained a new CRS report which explores the ongoing legal debates over the tracking of private cell […]

U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel

I joined long time FAS Member Cliff Singer at a Center for Strategic & International Studies event to release a new report titled “U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel.” Co-authored by Singer, Jack Spencer, Sharon Squassoni, and myself, the report provides a market-based solution to the spent nuclear fuel management in the United States.

After Fukushima: Rethinking the Case for Nuclear Power’s Expansion

On April 11, FAS hosted a Capitol Hill briefing by Henry Sokolski,  Executive Director of the Nonproliferation Policy Education Center. Mr. Sokolski discussed the implications of the Fukushima accident for the global expansion of nuclear power.   In the presentation, Mr. Sokolski emphasized that nuclear safety must come first. Then governments need to count the costs […]