On September 23, 2011, Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project, participated in a conference call briefing with FAS members . The discussion centered around the 2012 FY Stockpile Stewardship Management Plan, which was recently highlighted in a four part series on the Strategic Security Blog. Listen above to conference call or read the […]
Charles P. Blair, Senior Fellow on State and Non-State Threats, interviewed Federation of American Scientists’ Senior Fellow for Nuclear Policy Dr. Robert Standish Norris. The report takes a deeper look at the nuclear policies of the Obama administration—polices that Dr. Norris terms “radical” with regard to their vision of a nuclear weapon free world. Read the report.
Listen above to a special edition of FAS Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert,” featuring Los Alamos native Charles P. Blair (FAS Director of Terrorism Analysis Project) interviewing Dr. Robert Standish Norris, Senior Fellow for Nuclear Policy at FAS. In the first installment of this series, Dr. Norris discusses the personalities behind the Manhattan Project, […]
Listen above to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring FAS President Dr. Charles Ferguson. Topics discussed include the anniversary of Hiroshima, current state of nuclear security, the threat of nuclear terrorism to the international community and the Fukushima disaster in Japan. Click here to download podcast. To read […]
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) continues to put the generous support of our members to effective use. In just the last month and a half, FAS experts have educated policy makers, the press, and the public in America and abroad about the urgent need for making the world more secure in the wake of […]
At a meeting on professional ethics and public awareness organized by the University of Georgia’s Center for International Trade & Security, I spoke on a panel called “The Human Dimension of Nuclear Security.” The conference was hosted by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. In 2010, President Obama’s set an ambitious goal of […]
While diplomats and officials claim Iran has slowed down its nuclear drive, new analysis shows that Iran’s enrichment capacity grew during 2010 and warns against complacency as five world powers resume talks this week. Read the FAS Issue Brief (PDF).
The Federation of American Scientists (FAS) continues to put the generous support of our members to effective use. In just the last few months, FAS experts have educated policy makers, the press, and the public in America and abroad about the urgent need for making the world more secure. A few notable accomplishments include:
Dr. Hans Albrecht Bethe, FAS founder and the father of nuclear astrophysics, turned 104 years old today. Dr. Bethe was one of the leading architects of the first atomic bomb, and devoted his life, following the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to nuclear weapons disarmament. A national treasure, Dr. Bethe was a leading innovator in […]
Friends, Like you, I value a secure world that is free from use of nuclear weapons. Through your generous support, FAS staff are helping to create that world. At the beginning of May, FAS commenced its campaign to take the lead in educating policymakers, the press, and the public on all aspects of reducing the […]