Posts tagged with nuclear weapons

DC Event: Challenges in Verifying a Nuclear Deal with Iran

The American Society of International Law will host a briefing on Friday, February 28, 2014 in Washington, DC on challenges in verifying a nuclear deal with Iran. Speakers include David Albright from the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) and Orde Kittrie from Arizona State University. The event will be held in Rayburn House […]

FAS Roundup: November 11, 2013

China’s nuclear forces, “no spy zones” abroad, and more. Chinese Nuclear Forces in 2013 Hans Kristensen and Robert Norris examine the status of China’s nuclear forces and determine that the arsenal is slowly growing and the capability of those weapons is also increasing. China has approximately 250 warheads in its stockpile for delivery by nearly […]

FAS Roundup: September 23, 2013

Obama’s nuclear guidance, eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons and much more. Falling Short of Prague: Obama’s Nuclear Weapons Employment Policy In a new article published in Arms Control Today, Mr. Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project, writes that the Obama administration’s nuclear guidance continues Cold War thinking by reaffirming old principals. Although the guidance endorses the […]

Event: Short Course on Nuclear Weapon Issues in the 21st Century

The American Physical Society’s Forum on Physics & Society and the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs are sponsoring a short course on nuclear weapons issues in the 21st century on November 2-3, 2013 at George Washington University in Washington, DC. The workshop will bring together international experts who will give technical background […]

Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash

  On Tuesday, the Atomic Heritage Foundation hosted a panel of speakers at the Elliott School of International Affairs to present on physicist Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences he helped run. Andrew Brown, an author and radiation oncologist, spoke on Rotblat’s formative years before his involvement with the Pugwash Conferences. From his childhood spent […]

FAS Podcast: 2012 Nuclear Security Summit

  The 2012 Nuclear Security Summit is currently underway in Seoul, South Korea, where 53 heads of state and international organizations have come together to discuss international cooperative measures to protect nuclear materials and facilities from terrorist groups. The Nuclear Security Summit comes at a critical juncture. Global terrorist attacks have prompted concerns about nuclear […]

New FAS Podcast “A Conversation with an Expert” Featuring Hans Kristensen

Listen above to the new edition of the FAS Podcast series “A Conversation With An Expert” featuring Hans Kristensen, Director of the Nuclear Information Project. Topic discussed include: the  attitude of the United States toward Chinese nuclear arsenals, the recent report regarding China’s increasing nuclear forces in The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and opinions regarding […]

New FAS Podcast: “A Conversation with an Expert” Featuring Dr. Ali Vaez

Listen above to a new edition of the FAS Podcast: “A Conversation With An Expert,” featuring Dr. Ali Vaez, Director of the Iran Project. Topics discussed include: the recent IAEA report on Iran (released November 8, 2011), history of Iran’s relationship with IAEA and Iranian public opinion regarding nuclear pursuits. Click here to download podcast. […]